Dorset violent crime statistics

Annual crime rate in Dorset county is 28.3, i.e. 28.3 crimes reported per annum per 1000 workday people. Compared to the national crime rate, Dorset's crime rate is at 88%. Violent crime makes up 28.9% of all crimes reported in the county. The total number of "violent crime" is 20.7k, and this number has increased by 6.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

28.3

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

88%

of national crime rate

28.9%

of all crimes

20.7k

crimes reported

6.8%

annual change

Dorset violent crime rate comparison map

March 2019 - February 2020

Dorset violent crime rate comparison map
Postcode sectorCrime rate vs. ENG & WLS rateCrime rate per 1000 workday peopleTotal number of crimes
BH1 1326%105832
BH1 2258%83274
BH1 3126%40320
BH1 4230%74595
BH10 4123%39149
BH10 5128%41201
BH10 677%2575
BH10 7114%37114
BH11 8174%56530
BH11 9132%42306
BH12 173%23159
BH12 2120%38184
BH12 3122%39285
BH12 491%29317
BH12 563%20105
BH13 627%949
BH13 780%26103
BH14 0109%35300
BH14 852%17125
BH14 999%32176
BH15 1129%41535
BH15 272%23315
BH15 354%17175
BH15 486%28250
BH16 5109%35285
BH16 655%1887
BH17 016%512
BH17 767%21213
BH17 8119%38200
BH17 978%25133
BH18 837%1261
BH18 948%1570
BH19 159%1987
BH19 287%28116
BH19 354%1731
BH2 5353%113641
BH2 6111%36228
BH20 477%25152
BH20 563%2085
BH20 654%17130
BH20 753%1765
BH21 165%21196
BH21 275%24184
BH21 351%16144
BH21 442%1340
BH21 515%512
BH21 680%2672
BH21 725%849
BH21 854%178
BH22 048%1594
BH22 852%17137
BH22 962%20204
BH23 192%30207
BH23 260%19193
BH23 3116%37326
BH23 440%13116
BH23 537%1275
BH23 634%1143
BH23 776%2486
BH24 243%1485
BH3 7116%37160
BH31 651%16132
BH31 751%1644
BH4 892%29119
BH4 966%2188
BH5 1184%59305
BH5 294%30105
BH6 377%25169
BH6 464%2168
BH6 5103%33232
BH7 6112%36233
BH7 740%13158
BH8 0104%33206
BH8 8145%47542
BH8 9113%36348
BH9 177%25205
BH9 291%29246
BH9 368%22128
DT1 147%15220
DT1 264%20198
DT1 388%2872
DT10 166%21118
DT10 242%1472
DT11 044%14101
DT11 796%31294
DT11 829%979
DT11 960%1983
DT2 035%1134
DT2 736%1156
DT2 842%1495
DT2 941%1384
DT3 461%20120
DT3 565%21146
DT3 6110%35237
DT4 0148%47462
DT4 7171%55424
DT4 8226%72505
DT4 9127%41452
DT5 1127%41267
DT5 2103%33160
DT6 372%23171
DT6 455%1890
DT6 597%31165
DT6 659%1962
DT8 359%1998
DT9 336%1168
DT9 451%1685
DT9 555%1866
DT9 647%1581
SP5 533%1129
SP7 091%2984
SP7 887%28200
SP7 929%936
SP8 484%27262
SP8 553%1753

Dorset violent crime rate rank

Violent crime rate is 28.3 crimes reported per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 18. lowest crime rate out of 55 England and Wales' counties.

18.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

28.3

annual crime rate per 1k workday people
Dorset violent crime rate rank

Dorset violent crime rate compared to other counties

The total number of "violent crime" is 20.7k, and this number has increased by 6.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020. In the graph below, county are compared by crime rate and crime rate percentage change. Crime rate percentage change compares the county crime rate between March 2019 - February 2020 to the county crime rate in the previous 12 months. The size of the circle reflects the number of total crimes reported. The bigger the circle, the higher the number of crimes reported in the county.

6.8%

annual change

28.3

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

20.7k

crimes reported
Dorset violent crime rate compared to other countiesCrime rate percentage change
Crime rate per 1000 workday people

Dorset violent crime rate

Annual crime rate per 1000 workday people

Dorset violent crime rate

Dorset violent crime seasonality

Total number of crimes reported in a given calendar month (1 = January … 12 = December) in the previous five years, i.e. from 2015 till 2019.

Dorset violent crime seasonality

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