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Poole crime stats

The overall crime rate in Poole city is 82.7 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 4.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 74% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 30.9% over the last twelve months.The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 122% of national crime rate which puts Poole on 39. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 23.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 3.0k cases and has decreased by 19.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Poole crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime31.7%3. lowest74%4.0k-2.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime23.8%39. highest122%3.0k-19.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime9.0%20. lowest95%1.1k-4.1%
Other theft crime7.1%11. lowest73%9002.2%
Shoplifting crime7.0%5. lowest77%880-1.2%
Vehicle crime6.6%39. lowest87%837-5.3%
Public order crime5.5%8. lowest60%691-5.0%
Burglary crime4.7%32. lowest89%589-4.7%
Bicycle theft crime1.3%38. lowest94%159-16.3%
Drugs crime1.1%2. lowest33%13821.1%
Other crime0.6%1. lowest29%81-3.6%
Possession of weapons crime0.6%1. lowest51%7230.9%
Theft from the person crime0.5%10. lowest20%6927.8%
Robbery crime0.5%6. lowest34%681.5%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Poole crime rate by crime statistic

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

Poole crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticPoole city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour19.716.1
Bicycle theft1.01.1
Criminal damage and arson7.47.8
Other crime0.51.9
Other theft5.98.0
Possession of weapons0.50.9
Public order4.57.6
Theft from the person0.52.2
Vehicle crime5.56.3
Violent crime26.235.4

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Poole crime rate comparison map

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