Oxford crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 19.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 89% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 37.8% over the last twelve months.Oxford crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.5%26. lowest89%19.5k-3.4%
Other theft crime →8.9%42. lowest89%4.5k-0.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →8.6%2. lowest45%4.4k-8.3%
Shoplifting crime →8.4%42. lowest96%4.2k37.8%
Public order crime →7.8%22. lowest80%4.0k-33.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.3%11. lowest75%3.7k-13.1%
Vehicle crime →5.5%33. lowest70%2.8k-10.1%
Burglary crime →4.0%22. lowest75%2.0k0.9%
Bicycle theft crime →2.9%7. highest207%1.5k-16.2%
Drugs crime →2.8%37. lowest84%1.4k11.8%
Other crime →2.0%42. lowest89%99910.8%
Theft from the person crime →2.0%20. highest77%9960.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%37. lowest79%44633.9%
Robbery crime →0.5%18. lowest32%2585.7%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "bicycle theft crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Bicycle theft crime" rate is at 207% of national crime rate which puts Oxford on 7. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.5k cases and has decreased by 16.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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