East Sussex crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 27.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 103% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 57.4% over the last twelve months.East Sussex crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.4%25. highest103%27.5k3.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.2%24. highest95%11.4k4.3%
Shoplifting crime →9.4%8. highest139%7.6k57.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.2%15. highest121%7.3k0.2%
Public order crime →9.1%15. highest121%7.3k-9.4%
Other theft crime →7.1%16. highest93%5.7k-6.1%
Vehicle crime →4.4%23. lowest74%3.6k0.6%
Burglary crime →3.2%18. lowest77%2.5k12.1%
Drugs crime →2.8%14. highest108%2.2k26.7%
Other crime →1.8%25. highest106%1.5k11.2%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%8. highest132%1.1k-14.6%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%8. highest130%89924.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.9%12. highest47%7378.2%
Robbery crime →0.8%14. highest64%63723.4%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 139% of national crime rate which puts East Sussex on 8. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 7.6k cases and has increased by 57.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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