Liverpool crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 42.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 138% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 20.0% over the last twelve months.Liverpool crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.4%12. highest138%42.6k-9.2%
Public order crime →11.8%3. highest189%13.1k-24.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →9.6%28. lowest77%10.6k-1.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.1%17. highest130%9.0k-8.3%
Drugs crime →7.4%1. highest348%8.3k-6.9%
Other theft crime →6.2%38. highest97%6.9k-7.7%
Shoplifting crime →5.1%31. lowest90%5.6k20.0%
Vehicle crime →4.5%47. highest90%5.0k-3.1%
Burglary crime →3.3%45. highest98%3.7k-10.3%
Other crime →1.8%27. highest124%2.0k-13.4%
Theft from the person crime →1.5%17. highest89%1.6k-21.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%33. highest115%9120.0%
Robbery crime →0.8%36. highest78%8850.1%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%46. lowest86%852-21.0%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "drugs crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Drugs crime" rate is at 348% of national crime rate which puts Liverpool on 1. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Drugs crime" makes up 7.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "drugs crime" is 8.3k cases and has decreased by 6.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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