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Southampton crime stats

The overall crime rate in Southampton city is 143.6 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 14.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 158% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 50.5% over the last twelve months.The category of "possession of weapons crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Possession of weapons crime" rate is at 229% of national crime rate which puts Southampton on 8. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 530 cases and has increased by 1.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Southampton crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime39.0%18. highest158%14.0k-10.9%
Shoplifting crime9.8%20. highest186%3.5k50.5%
Public order crime9.2%21. highest174%3.3k-22.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime8.7%30. lowest78%3.1k-12.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.5%36. highest139%2.7k-17.5%
Vehicle crime6.4%20. highest146%2.3k-19.6%
Other theft crime6.2%44. highest111%2.2k-10.9%
Burglary crime3.9%30. highest129%1.4k-27.7%
Drugs crime3.7%12. highest189%1.3k14.5%
Possession of weapons crime1.5%8. highest229%5301.7%
Bicycle theft crime1.2%33. highest158%440-38.5%
Other crime1.2%28. lowest90%417-17.3%
Theft from the person crime0.9%26. highest58%326-6.1%
Robbery crime0.9%43. highest99%325-7.4%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Southampton crime rate by crime statistic

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

Southampton crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSouthampton city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour12.516.1
Bicycle theft1.81.1
Burglary5.64.3
Criminal damage and arson10.87.8
Drugs5.22.8
Other crime1.71.9
Other theft8.98.0
Possession of weapons2.10.9
Public order13.27.6
Robbery1.31.3
Shoplifting14.07.5
Theft from the person1.32.2
Vehicle crime9.26.3
Violent crime56.035.4

Southampton crime rate comparison map

Southampton crime rate comparison map

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