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Bristol crime stats

The overall crime rate in Bristol city is 131.2 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 24.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 125% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 45.3% 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 197% of national crime rate which puts Bristol on 19. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 1.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.2k cases and has decreased by 22.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Bristol crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime33.7%49. lowest125%24.2k13.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime13.8%47. highest112%9.9k-1.3%
Public order crime9.7%22. highest168%7.0k-8.5%
Shoplifting crime9.3%39. highest162%6.7k45.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.9%41. highest133%5.7k2.5%
Vehicle crime7.3%17. highest153%5.3k-2.3%
Other theft crime6.7%51. highest109%4.8k-3.8%
Burglary crime3.9%37. highest118%2.8k1.7%
Robbery crime1.8%8. highest176%1.3k38.2%
Bicycle theft crime1.7%19. highest197%1.2k-22.1%
Drugs crime1.4%10. lowest66%1.0k0.2%
Other crime1.4%35. lowest98%99519.6%
Theft from the person crime0.7%48. highest43%5203.6%
Possession of weapons crime0.7%19. lowest96%48434.1%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Bristol crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Bristol city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Bristol crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBristol city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour18.116.1
Bicycle theft2.21.1
Criminal damage and arson10.47.8
Other crime1.81.9
Other theft8.88.0
Possession of weapons0.90.9
Public order12.77.6
Theft from the person1.02.2
Vehicle crime9.66.3
Violent crime44.335.4

Bristol crime rate comparison map

Bristol crime rate comparison map

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