London crime stats

The overall crime rate in London region is 134.6 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 269k crimes were violent crimes which is 23.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 88% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 49.7% over the last twelve months.The category of "theft from the person crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Theft from the person crime" rate is at 478% of national crime rate which puts London on 1. position out of 9 England's and Wales' regions in this crime category. "Theft from the person crime" makes up 7.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "theft from the person crime" is 92.6k cases and has increased by 36.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

London crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (9 regions)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →23.1%2. lowest88%269k6.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.6%1. highest164%229k-1.2%
Other theft crime →11.7%1. highest197%137k4.3%
Vehicle crime →8.9%1. highest189%103k-2.3%
Theft from the person crime →7.9%1. highest478%92.6k36.3%
Shoplifting crime →5.6%3. lowest100%65.3k49.7%
Public order crime →5.4%3. lowest95%62.5k2.2%
Burglary crime →4.8%2. highest148%55.5k5.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →4.4%1. lowest75%50.8k-6.3%
Drugs crime →3.1%1. highest148%35.6k-9.2%
Robbery crime →2.9%1. highest300%34.1k14.3%
Bicycle theft crime →1.5%1. highest178%17.2k-3.5%
Other crime →0.8%1. lowest60%9.6k-9.5%
Possession of weapons crime →0.4%1. lowest64%5.1k1.5%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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London crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in London region to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

London crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticLondon region crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour26.416.1
Bicycle theft2.01.1
Burglary6.44.3
Criminal damage and arson5.97.8
Drugs4.12.8
Other crime1.11.9
Other theft15.88.0
Possession of weapons0.60.9
Public order7.27.6
Robbery3.91.3
Shoplifting7.57.5
Theft from the person10.72.2
Vehicle crime11.96.3
Violent crime31.135.4

London crime rate comparison map

London crime rate comparison map

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