Powys crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 3.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 45.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 84% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 38.5% over the last twelve months.Powys crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →45.0%6. lowest84%3.7k-29.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.2%11. lowest63%1.2k11.6%
Public order crime →11.3%22. lowest94%922-31.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.3%3. lowest68%671-34.9%
Other theft crime →5.9%1. lowest48%476-33.3%
Shoplifting crime →3.2%2. lowest29%257-18.4%
Drugs crime →3.2%23. lowest76%257-35.9%
Burglary crime →3.0%1. lowest45%240-29.2%
Other crime →1.8%4. lowest67%150-33.0%
Vehicle crime →1.4%1. lowest14%111-24.5%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%6. lowest60%68-11.7%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%9. lowest14%3633.3%
Bicycle theft crime →0.4%4. lowest24%34-43.3%
Robbery crime →0.2%4. lowest11%1838.5%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 94% of national crime rate which puts Powys on 22. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 922 cases and has decreased by 31% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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