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Brighton and Hove crime stats

The overall crime rate in Brighton and Hove city is 139.9 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 9.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 121% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 41.4% 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 Brighton and Hove on 5. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 757 cases and has decreased by 18.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Brighton and Hove crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime30.7%44. lowest121%9.2k4.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime14.1%38. highest123%4.2k14.3%
Shoplifting crime11.3%13. highest211%3.4k24.6%
Public order crime9.6%20. highest177%2.9k-1.5%
Other theft crime8.2%6. highest142%2.4k-2.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime6.8%50. lowest122%2.0k-8.2%
Vehicle crime4.3%47. lowest96%1.3k-8.6%
Drugs crime3.7%15. highest185%1.1k41.4%
Burglary crime3.0%43. lowest96%889-3.9%
Bicycle theft crime2.5%5. highest317%757-18.1%
Other crime1.8%37. highest135%53819.3%
Theft from the person crime1.6%7. highest103%49221.8%
Possession of weapons crime1.3%17. highest191%37919.9%
Robbery crime1.1%22. highest117%32940.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Brighton and Hove crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Brighton and Hove city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Brighton and Hove crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBrighton and Hove city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour19.816.1
Bicycle theft3.51.1
Burglary4.14.3
Criminal damage and arson9.57.8
Drugs5.12.8
Other crime2.51.9
Other theft11.48.0
Possession of weapons1.80.9
Public order13.47.6
Robbery1.51.3
Shoplifting15.97.5
Theft from the person2.32.2
Vehicle crime6.06.3
Violent crime43.035.4

Brighton and Hove crime rate comparison map

Brighton and Hove crime rate comparison map

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