Dorset crime stats

March 2019 - February 2020

Most crimes, 20.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 28.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 88% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 8.9% over the last twelve months.Dorset crime statistics
The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 125% of national crime rate which puts Dorset on 13. position out of 55 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 28.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 20.0k cases and has decreased by 15.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

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Antisocial behaviour crime

125%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

28.0%

of all crimes

20.0k

crimes committed

-15.1%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

113%

of national crime rate

15.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.7%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

-11.5%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

102%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

9.5%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

1.9%

annual change

Violent crime

88%

of national crime rate

18.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

28.9%

of all crimes

20.7k

crimes committed

6.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

86%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

7.6%

of all crimes

5.4k

crimes committed

-14.4%

annual change

Burglary crime

80%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.3%

of all crimes

3.8k

crimes committed

-10.8%

annual change

Vehicle crime

75%

of national crime rate

27.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.9%

of all crimes

4.2k

crimes committed

7.3%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

74%

of national crime rate

9.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

4.6%

of all crimes

3.3k

crimes committed

-14.3%

annual change

Drugs crime

59%

of national crime rate

12.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.8%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

-10.7%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

57%

of national crime rate

7.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.5%

of all crimes

330

crimes committed

8.9%

annual change

Public order crime

55%

of national crime rate

9.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

4.3%

of all crimes

3.1k

crimes committed

0.2%

annual change

Other crime

45%

of national crime rate

1.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.8%

of all crimes

574

crimes committed

0.0%

annual change

Robbery crime

35%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.5%

of all crimes

384

crimes committed

0.3%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

34%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

472

crimes committed

-10.1%

annual change

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