Dartford crime stats

The overall crime rate in Dartford postcode area is 115.9 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 14.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 109% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 31.4% over the last twelve months.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 169% of national crime rate which puts Dartford on 16. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 9.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 4.0k cases and has increased by 0.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Dartford crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.0%38. highest109%14.8k-5.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.3%36. highest113%6.8k-10.2%
Vehicle crime →9.0%16. highest169%4.0k0.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.9%13. highest135%4.0k-0.8%
Shoplifting crime →8.6%14. highest131%3.8k31.4%
Other theft crime →7.3%26. highest108%3.3k-8.5%
Public order crime →5.5%34. lowest85%2.5k-7.5%
Burglary crime →3.9%37. highest107%1.8k-2.2%
Drugs crime →3.3%17. highest138%1.5k-7.4%
Other crime →2.0%25. highest124%899-9.1%
Robbery crime →1.2%25. highest107%5277.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%48. highest92%3297.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%37. highest40%327-24.5%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%31. lowest60%2539.1%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Dartford crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Dartford postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Dartford crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticDartford postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour17.715.7
Bicycle theft0.71.1
Criminal damage and arson10.47.7
Other crime2.31.9
Other theft8.57.8
Possession of weapons0.90.9
Public order6.47.4
Theft from the person0.82.1
Vehicle crime10.46.2
Violent crime38.335.1

Dartford crime rate comparison map

Dartford crime rate comparison map

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