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St Helens crime stats

The overall crime rate in St Helens city is 135.4 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 5.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 157% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 23.0% over the last twelve months.The category of "drugs crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Drugs crime" rate is at 324% of national crime rate which puts St Helens on 2. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Drugs crime" makes up 6.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "drugs crime" is 945 cases and has increased by 23.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

St Helens crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime41.2%19. highest157%5.9k-17.9%
Public order crime11.3%10. highest202%1.6k-37.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime9.7%36. lowest81%1.4k-8.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.6%28. highest150%1.2k-20.6%
Drugs crime6.6%2. highest324%94523.0%
Other theft crime6.4%52. lowest108%90913.6%
Shoplifting crime5.6%18. lowest101%796-3.3%
Burglary crime3.4%50. highest105%4770.4%
Vehicle crime2.7%14. lowest59%391-33.3%
Other crime2.1%27. highest151%295-13.0%
Possession of weapons crime0.9%44. lowest131%127-2.3%
Bicycle theft crime0.6%23. lowest74%87-10.3%
Robbery crime0.5%23. lowest54%74-29.5%
Theft from the person crime0.4%21. lowest26%60-28.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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St Helens crime rate by crime statistic

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

St Helens crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSt Helens city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour13.116.1
Bicycle theft0.81.1
Burglary4.54.3
Criminal damage and arson11.77.8
Drugs9.02.8
Other crime2.81.9
Other theft8.78.0
Possession of weapons1.20.9
Public order15.37.6
Robbery0.71.3
Shoplifting7.67.5
Theft from the person0.62.2
Vehicle crime3.76.3
Violent crime55.835.4

St Helens crime rate comparison map

St Helens crime rate comparison map

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