Merseyside crime stats

August 2019 - July 2020

Most crimes, 52.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 125% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 31.1% 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 289% of national crime rate which puts Merseyside on 1. position out of 55 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Drugs crime" makes up 7.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "drugs crime" is 12.5k cases and has increased by 31.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of August 2019 - July 2020.

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Drugs crime

289%

of national crime rate

1.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

7.4%

of all crimes

12.5k

crimes committed

31.1%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

143%

of national crime rate

4.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.8%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

24.8%

annual change

Public order crime

137%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

8.1%

of all crimes

13.8k

crimes committed

8.5%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

130%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

8.6%

of all crimes

14.7k

crimes committed

-5.9%

annual change

Violent crime

125%

of national crime rate

7.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

31.0%

of all crimes

52.8k

crimes committed

7.1%

annual change

Other crime

119%

of national crime rate

15.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.6%

of all crimes

2.8k

crimes committed

-2.2%

annual change

Burglary crime

108%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

4.7%

of all crimes

8.1k

crimes committed

-16.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

103%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

4.0%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

-15.6%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

99%

of national crime rate

24.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

21.6%

of all crimes

36.8k

crimes committed

20.9%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

98%

of national crime rate

3.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.1%

of all crimes

1.9k

crimes committed

-22.8%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

93%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.0%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

-12.7%

annual change

Vehicle crime

87%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

4.6%

of all crimes

7.8k

crimes committed

-22.2%

annual change

Other theft crime

85%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

4.8%

of all crimes

8.2k

crimes committed

-18.2%

annual change

Robbery crime

72%

of national crime rate

11.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

-14.1%

annual change

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