Cumbria crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 17.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 97% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 57.2% over the last twelve months.Cumbria crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →41.8%21. lowest97%17.0k-9.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →11.4%8. lowest60%4.7k-4.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →11.0%19. highest114%4.5k-13.4%
Public order crime →9.2%19. lowest94%3.7k-20.5%
Other theft crime →6.9%10. lowest70%2.8k-0.8%
Shoplifting crime →5.4%4. lowest63%2.2k9.5%
Drugs crime →3.8%12. highest113%1.5k40.4%
Burglary crime →3.4%13. lowest64%1.4k-13.3%
Vehicle crime →2.4%8. lowest31%9797.9%
Other crime →2.1%22. lowest95%8579.6%
Possession of weapons crime →1.3%15. highest119%53357.2%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%8. lowest44%2436.1%
Robbery crime →0.4%13. lowest27%17414.5%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%6. lowest13%12717.6%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 119% of national crime rate which puts Cumbria on 15. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 533 cases and has increased by 57.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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