Merseyside crime stats

February 2020 - January 2021

Most crimes, 54.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 126% of national crime rate. Antisocial behaviour crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 51.1% over the last twelve months.Merseyside crime statistics
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 278% of national crime rate which puts Merseyside on 1. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Drugs crime" makes up 7.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "drugs crime" is 12.5k cases and has increased by 10.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2020 - January 2021.

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Drugs crime

278%

of national crime rate

1.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

7.2%

of all crimes

12.5k

crimes committed

10.4%

annual change

Public order crime

140%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

8.4%

of all crimes

14.6k

crimes committed

10.8%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

137%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

0.8%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

1.4%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

129%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

8.0%

of all crimes

14.0k

crimes committed

-9.1%

annual change

Violent crime

126%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

31.1%

of all crimes

54.3k

crimes committed

5.0%

annual change

Other crime

125%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

1.7%

of all crimes

3.0k

crimes committed

8.5%

annual change

Burglary crime

117%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

4.3%

of all crimes

7.4k

crimes committed

-18.1%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

105%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

3.3%

of all crimes

5.8k

crimes committed

-26.8%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

104%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

25.4%

of all crimes

44.4k

crimes committed

51.1%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

86%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

-52.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

86%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 54 counties

4.0%

of all crimes

7.0k

crimes committed

-26.0%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

85%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

0.9%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-15.7%

annual change

Vehicle crime

82%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

3.7%

of all crimes

6.5k

crimes committed

-27.8%

annual change

Robbery crime

78%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

0.6%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

-16.7%

annual change

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