Dorset crime stats

May 2021 - April 2022

Most crimes, 21.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 80% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 17.3% 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 128% of national crime rate which puts Dorset on 11. position out of 53 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 28.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 19.1k cases and has decreased by 28.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2021 - April 2022.

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Antisocial behaviour crime

128%

of national crime rate

11.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

28.1%

of all crimes

19.1k

crimes committed

-28.4%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

118%

of national crime rate

11.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

1.6%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

-8.4%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

99%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

9.1%

of all crimes

6.2k

crimes committed

2.0%

annual change

Burglary crime

89%

of national crime rate

24.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

4.1%

of all crimes

2.8k

crimes committed

0.1%

annual change

Vehicle crime

86%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

5.5%

of all crimes

3.7k

crimes committed

4.6%

annual change

Other theft crime

86%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

6.6%

of all crimes

4.5k

crimes committed

14.1%

annual change

Violent crime

80%

of national crime rate

9.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

31.9%

of all crimes

21.7k

crimes committed

8.0%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

79%

of national crime rate

14.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

3.9%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

8.9%

annual change

Public order crime

57%

of national crime rate

5.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

5.8%

of all crimes

3.9k

crimes committed

15.7%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

52%

of national crime rate

5.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

0.4%

of all crimes

293

crimes committed

-1.0%

annual change

Robbery crime

50%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

0.6%

of all crimes

379

crimes committed

17.3%

annual change

Drugs crime

48%

of national crime rate

5.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

1.4%

of all crimes

977

crimes committed

-20.6%

annual change

Other crime

36%

of national crime rate

1.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

470

crimes committed

0.0%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

26%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

0.4%

of all crimes

278

crimes committed

0.7%

annual change

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