Dartford crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 15.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.3% 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 24.4% over the last twelve months.Dartford crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.3%30. highest113%15.5k-4.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.8%28. highest121%7.4k-8.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.0%15. highest136%4.2k1.7%
Vehicle crime →8.8%17. highest167%4.1k1.7%
Shoplifting crime →7.5%21. highest126%3.5k24.4%
Other theft crime →7.5%22. highest111%3.5k-4.6%
Public order crime →5.7%30. lowest86%2.6k-2.1%
Burglary crime →3.9%37. highest109%1.8k-2.0%
Drugs crime →3.4%12. highest150%1.6k20.7%
Other crime →2.0%23. highest132%924-6.6%
Robbery crime →1.2%26. highest106%53611.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%38. highest44%353-19.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%46. highest94%33111.1%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%16. lowest51%225-5.9%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 167% of national crime rate which puts Dartford on 17. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 8.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 4.1k cases and has increased by 1.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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