Brighton crime stats

The overall crime rate in Brighton postcode area is 110.9 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 27.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 102% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 45.7% over the last twelve months.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 205% of national crime rate which puts Brighton on 1. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 13.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 11.8k cases and has increased by 45.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Brighton crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →32.4%49. highest102%27.5k2.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.1%46. highest97%12.0k14.2%
Shoplifting crime →13.9%1. highest205%11.8k45.7%
Public order crime →8.7%16. highest128%7.4k-8.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.0%26. highest114%6.8k-3.8%
Other theft crime →6.9%40. highest95%5.8k-1.7%
Vehicle crime →3.9%37. lowest69%3.3k-14.8%
Burglary crime →3.0%28. lowest76%2.5k2.6%
Drugs crime →3.0%27. highest118%2.5k34.7%
Other crime →1.8%38. highest109%1.5k21.3%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%17. highest143%1.2k-28.3%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%15. highest135%95426.7%
Theft from the person crime →0.9%31. highest46%79216.6%
Robbery crime →0.8%45. highest64%64223.5%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Brighton crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Brighton postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Brighton crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBrighton postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour15.716.1
Bicycle theft1.61.1
Burglary3.34.3
Criminal damage and arson8.97.8
Drugs3.32.8
Other crime2.01.9
Other theft7.68.0
Possession of weapons1.20.9
Public order9.77.6
Robbery0.81.3
Shoplifting15.47.5
Theft from the person1.02.2
Vehicle crime4.36.3
Violent crime36.035.4

Brighton crime rate comparison map

Brighton crime rate comparison map

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