Hertfordshire crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 28.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 28.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 76% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 27.5% over the last twelve months.Hertfordshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →28.0%3. lowest76%28.6k-3.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →24.7%5. highest150%25.3k3.3%
Other theft crime →8.7%7. highest102%8.9k-2.9%
Shoplifting crime →8.3%19. highest111%8.5k27.5%
Vehicle crime →7.4%12. highest111%7.6k-2.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.2%11. lowest86%7.4k-2.5%
Public order crime →4.2%1. lowest51%4.3k-13.5%
Burglary crime →3.8%24. lowest83%3.9k8.0%
Drugs crime →2.1%20. lowest74%2.2k-6.2%
Other crime →1.5%12. lowest79%1.5k3.6%
Bicycle theft crime →1.5%11. highest124%1.5k1.9%
Theft from the person crime →1.1%11. highest49%1.1k-10.9%
Robbery crime →0.8%16. highest61%84924.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%13. lowest73%7094.7%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 150% of national crime rate which puts Hertfordshire on 5. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 24.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 25.3k cases and has increased by 3.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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