Rochester crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 29.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 145% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 34.4% over the last twelve months.Rochester crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.1%8. highest145%29.2k-8.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.0%27. highest122%10.9k1.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.8%7. highest157%7.1k-6.9%
Shoplifting crime →7.1%19. highest129%5.2k23.6%
Other theft crime →6.9%27. highest108%5.0k-3.9%
Public order crime →5.8%41. lowest92%4.2k-12.5%
Vehicle crime →4.7%46. highest95%3.4k0.8%
Burglary crime →3.0%39. lowest90%2.2k2.1%
Other crime →3.0%5. highest210%2.2k-3.0%
Drugs crime →2.2%39. highest103%1.6k13.5%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%22. highest126%65234.4%
Robbery crime →0.6%45. lowest56%415-14.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%38. lowest31%3562.6%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%21. lowest55%353-8.1%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "other crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Other crime" rate is at 210% of national crime rate which puts Rochester on 5. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 3.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 2.2k cases and has decreased by 3% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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