Lancashire crime stats

The overall crime rate in Lancashire county is 120.6 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 58.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 112% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 21.8% over the last twelve months.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 215% of national crime rate which puts Lancashire on 1. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 28.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 51.0k cases and has decreased by 5.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Lancashire crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.0%18. highest112%58.5k-2.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →28.7%1. highest215%51.0k-5.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%12. highest122%14.0k-6.7%
Other theft crime →5.9%20. highest89%10.6k-3.1%
Shoplifting crime →5.7%22. lowest91%10.1k21.8%
Public order crime →4.4%9. lowest70%7.8k-16.6%
Vehicle crime →4.3%22. highest83%7.7k3.2%
Burglary crime →3.9%10. highest109%7.0k0.1%
Drugs crime →1.8%27. lowest77%3.2k19.8%
Other crime →1.8%18. highest115%3.1k3.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%12. highest120%1.6k4.6%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%19. lowest67%1.1k-11.2%
Robbery crime →0.6%21. highest57%1.1k10.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%27. lowest23%764-16.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Lancashire crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Lancashire county to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Lancashire crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticLancashire county crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour34.616.1
Bicycle theft0.81.1
Criminal damage and arson9.57.8
Other crime2.11.9
Other theft7.28.0
Possession of weapons1.10.9
Public order5.37.6
Theft from the person0.52.2
Vehicle crime5.26.3
Violent crime39.835.4

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Lancashire crime rate comparison map

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