Cambridge crime stats

The overall crime rate in Cambridge postcode area is 83.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 11.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 73% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 47.0% over the last twelve months.The category of "bicycle theft crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Bicycle theft crime" rate is at 317% of national crime rate which puts Cambridge on 1. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 4.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.5k cases and has decreased by 0% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Cambridge crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →31.3%14. lowest73%11.3k-6.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →13.3%24. lowest69%4.8k6.5%
Shoplifting crime →9.6%38. highest106%3.5k47.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.3%36. lowest88%3.0k0.2%
Other theft crime →8.2%41. lowest85%2.9k-2.3%
Public order crime →7.9%35. lowest87%2.9k-16.8%
Vehicle crime →5.2%38. lowest69%1.9k-25.4%
Burglary crime →4.9%47. highest95%1.8k9.0%
Bicycle theft crime →4.3%1. highest317%1.5k0.0%
Drugs crime →2.0%10. lowest58%703-8.5%
Other crime →1.9%41. lowest84%677-8.6%
Theft from the person crime →1.4%27. highest50%4877.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%44. lowest81%3253.5%
Robbery crime →0.8%38. lowest50%2823.3%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Cambridge crime rate by crime statistic

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

Cambridge crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticCambridge postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour11.116.1
Bicycle theft3.51.1
Burglary4.14.3
Criminal damage and arson6.97.8
Drugs1.62.8
Other crime1.61.9
Other theft6.88.0
Possession of weapons0.70.9
Public order6.67.6
Robbery0.71.3
Shoplifting8.07.5
Theft from the person1.12.2
Vehicle crime4.46.3
Violent crime26.035.4

Cambridge crime rate comparison map

Cambridge crime rate comparison map

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