Cardiff crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 38.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 107% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 46.4% over the last twelve months.Cardiff crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.8%45. highest107%38.1k8.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.4%44. highest107%16.8k5.8%
Public order crime →11.2%10. highest154%12.3k3.0%
Shoplifting crime →9.1%11. highest139%10.0k46.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.2%29. highest113%9.0k4.7%
Other theft crime →6.2%30. lowest84%6.8k3.1%
Vehicle crime →5.2%48. highest89%5.7k7.8%
Burglary crime →2.8%20. lowest71%3.1k-7.0%
Drugs crime →2.0%33. lowest80%2.2k-14.4%
Other crime →1.8%39. highest106%1.9k7.5%
Bicycle theft crime →1.5%17. highest147%1.7k13.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%40. lowest80%73524.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%47. lowest35%722-5.7%
Robbery crime →0.4%19. lowest33%4374.0%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 154% of national crime rate which puts Cardiff on 10. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 12.3k cases and has increased by 3.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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