Gwent crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 24.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 127% of national crime rate. Criminal damage and arson crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 243.5% over the last twelve months.Gwent crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.4%7. highest127%24.8k2.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.5%6. highest145%12.6k18.5%
Public order crime →12.7%3. highest186%8.2k-18.8%
Shoplifting crime →5.9%23. lowest96%3.8k41.5%
Other theft crime →5.8%26. lowest84%3.8k-0.1%
Vehicle crime →4.6%22. highest85%3.0k30.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →4.4%1. lowest64%2.8k243.5%
Other crime →2.3%5. highest150%1.5k3.5%
Drugs crime →2.2%21. highest93%1.4k5.9%
Burglary crime →2.1%8. lowest58%1.4k-24.0%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%23. lowest92%46438.5%
Robbery crime →0.5%19. lowest43%311-4.3%
Bicycle theft crime →0.4%11. lowest46%2885.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%15. lowest21%241-2.4%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 186% of national crime rate which puts Gwent on 3. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 12.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 8.2k cases and has decreased by 18.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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