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Swansea crime stats

The overall crime rate in Swansea city is 116.3 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 6.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 113% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 59.3% over the last twelve months.The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 173% of national crime rate which puts Swansea on 26. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 11.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 2.2k cases and has increased by 59.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Swansea crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime34.5%35. lowest113%6.7k8.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime15.0%53. highest108%2.9k0.4%
Shoplifting crime11.2%26. highest173%2.2k59.3%
Public order crime10.6%26. highest164%2.1k6.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.2%51. lowest122%1.6k-3.7%
Other theft crime6.4%32. lowest92%1.2k9.8%
Vehicle crime4.4%33. lowest81%853-2.2%
Burglary crime2.6%16. lowest69%502-6.9%
Drugs crime2.5%44. lowest103%480-5.9%
Other crime1.4%25. lowest87%271-0.7%
Bicycle theft crime1.3%43. highest136%25410.0%
Theft from the person crime0.9%41. highest46%1713.0%
Possession of weapons crime0.8%24. lowest101%15633.3%
Robbery crime0.4%7. lowest36%7931.7%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Swansea crime rate by crime statistic

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

Swansea crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSwansea city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour17.416.1
Bicycle theft1.51.1
Burglary3.04.3
Criminal damage and arson9.57.8
Drugs2.92.8
Other crime1.61.9
Other theft7.48.0
Possession of weapons0.90.9
Public order12.47.6
Robbery0.51.3
Shoplifting13.07.5
Theft from the person1.02.2
Vehicle crime5.16.3
Violent crime40.135.4

Swansea crime rate comparison map

Swansea crime rate comparison map

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