Preston crime stats

September 2018 - August 2019

Most crimes, 18.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 108% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 35.7% over the last twelve months.Preston crime statistics
The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 128% of national crime rate which puts Preston on 15. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 25.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 15.5k cases and has decreased by 14.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of September 2018 - August 2019.

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Antisocial behaviour crime

128%

of national crime rate

15.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

25.9%

of all crimes

15.5k

crimes committed

-14.3%

annual change

Violent crime

108%

of national crime rate

30.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

30.2%

of all crimes

18.0k

crimes committed

5.1%

annual change

Burglary crime

100%

of national crime rate

43.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.2%

of all crimes

3.7k

crimes committed

-7.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

97%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.1%

of all crimes

4.8k

crimes committed

-18.9%

annual change

Other theft crime

95%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.6%

of all crimes

4.5k

crimes committed

-0.4%

annual change

Other crime

93%

of national crime rate

48.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.4%

of all crimes

861

crimes committed

-3.8%

annual change

Public order crime

92%

of national crime rate

49.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.1%

of all crimes

3.6k

crimes committed

9.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

89%

of national crime rate

39.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.9%

of all crimes

2.9k

crimes committed

-6.4%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

77%

of national crime rate

52.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.1%

of all crimes

655

crimes committed

-4.7%

annual change

Drugs crime

69%

of national crime rate

27.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

1.0k

crimes committed

29.3%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

69%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

289

crimes committed

35.7%

annual change

Vehicle crime

68%

of national crime rate

36.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.8%

of all crimes

2.9k

crimes committed

-4.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

51%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

508

crimes committed

0.4%

annual change

Robbery crime

45%

of national crime rate

39.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

355

crimes committed

2.6%

annual change

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