Rochester crime stats

The overall crime rate in Rochester postcode area is 127 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 28.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 143% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 34.3% over the last twelve months.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 206% of national crime rate which puts Rochester on 6. position out of 99 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 4.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Rochester crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →39.9%7. highest143%28.9k-6.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.3%29. highest121%11.1k3.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.7%5. highest158%7.0k-3.2%
Shoplifting crime →7.1%28. highest120%5.1k15.5%
Other theft crime →6.6%29. highest104%4.7k-11.0%
Public order crime →5.6%48. lowest94%4.0k-12.9%
Vehicle crime →5.0%40. highest101%3.6k8.3%
Burglary crime →3.0%44. lowest89%2.2k8.0%
Other crime →3.0%6. highest206%2.2k-4.7%
Drugs crime →2.2%41. highest101%1.6k2.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%18. highest128%67034.3%
Robbery crime →0.6%49. lowest57%428-9.1%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%32. lowest63%3961.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%42. lowest27%3422.7%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Rochester crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Rochester postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Rochester crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticRochester postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour19.416.1
Bicycle theft0.71.1
Burglary3.94.3
Criminal damage and arson12.37.8
Drugs2.82.8
Other crime3.81.9
Other theft8.38.0
Possession of weapons1.20.9
Public order7.17.6
Robbery0.81.3
Shoplifting9.07.5
Theft from the person0.62.2
Vehicle crime6.36.3
Violent crime50.735.4

Rochester crime rate comparison map

Rochester crime rate comparison map

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