Brighton crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 27.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 103% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 71.4% over the last twelve months.Brighton crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.1%48. highest103%27.8k4.8%
Shoplifting crime →13.4%1. highest210%11.3k71.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →13.3%43. lowest93%11.2k-4.2%
Public order crime →9.0%20. highest122%7.6k-7.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.3%27. highest114%7.0k-2.7%
Other theft crime →6.9%46. highest93%5.8k-3.8%
Vehicle crime →4.2%34. lowest73%3.6k0.6%
Burglary crime →3.0%25. lowest76%2.5k9.2%
Drugs crime →2.7%36. highest110%2.3k23.4%
Other crime →1.7%42. highest103%1.4k10.2%
Bicycle theft crime →1.6%16. highest153%1.3k-22.4%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%15. highest138%95535.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.9%36. highest47%7358.7%
Robbery crime →0.8%44. highest64%63423.8%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 210% of national crime rate which puts Brighton on 1. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 13.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 11.3k cases and has increased by 71.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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