Isle of Wight crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 5.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 45.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 118% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 98.5% over the last twelve months.Isle of Wight crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →45.9%14. highest118%5.7k-7.6%
Public order crime →11.1%14. highest126%1.4k-18.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →10.7%9. lowest62%1.3k-16.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.3%24. highest106%1.1k7.7%
Shoplifting crime →6.3%13. lowest82%77898.5%
Other theft crime →5.7%6. lowest64%7010.3%
Drugs crime →3.4%13. highest112%415-1.4%
Burglary crime →2.3%1. lowest48%2813.3%
Vehicle crime →1.8%4. lowest26%22512.5%
Other crime →1.5%11. lowest77%190-6.4%
Possession of weapons crime →1.2%12. highest121%149-5.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%21. lowest23%6439.1%
Robbery crime →0.3%6. lowest19%34-10.5%
Bicycle theft crime →0.1%2. lowest10%16-38.5%
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 126% of national crime rate which puts Isle of Wight on 14. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 1.4k cases and has decreased by 18.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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