Lancashire crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 58.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 111% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 28.6% over the last twelve months.Lancashire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →32.7%20. highest111%58.2k-8.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →29.2%1. highest224%51.9k-8.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.1%14. highest123%14.4k-9.4%
Other theft crime →5.9%25. highest87%10.4k-7.6%
Shoplifting crime →5.5%21. lowest95%9.8k28.6%
Public order crime →4.5%4. lowest67%7.9k-19.3%
Vehicle crime →4.2%23. highest80%7.5k2.4%
Burglary crime →3.9%12. highest108%7.0k-4.8%
Other crime →1.7%20. highest112%3.0k-12.4%
Drugs crime →1.6%15. lowest71%2.9k6.3%
Possession of weapons crime →1.0%7. highest130%1.7k22.9%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%16. lowest68%1.1k-5.2%
Robbery crime →0.6%22. highest56%1.1k10.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%25. lowest26%795-23.5%
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 224% of national crime rate which puts Lancashire on 1. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 29.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 51.9k cases and has decreased by 8.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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