Shrewsbury crime stats

February 2020 - January 2021

Most crimes, 8.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 76% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 18.3% over the last twelve months.Shrewsbury crime statistics
The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 78% of national crime rate which puts Shrewsbury on 17. position out of 97 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 4.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 1.1k cases and has decreased by 31.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2020 - January 2021.

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Shoplifting crime

78%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

4.4%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

-31.7%

annual change

Violent crime

76%

of national crime rate

14.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

33.8%

of all crimes

8.1k

crimes committed

-7.9%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

75%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

180

crimes committed

-1.6%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

74%

of national crime rate

10.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

8.3%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-18.2%

annual change

Drugs crime

73%

of national crime rate

35.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

3.4%

of all crimes

814

crimes committed

18.3%

annual change

Burglary crime

69%

of national crime rate

18.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

4.5%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

-21.4%

annual change

Other theft crime

68%

of national crime rate

7.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

5.7%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-27.9%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

65%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

28.2%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

-17.4%

annual change

Other crime

57%

of national crime rate

10.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

1.4%

of all crimes

335

crimes committed

-12.8%

annual change

Public order crime

51%

of national crime rate

8.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

-5.1%

annual change

Vehicle crime

35%

of national crime rate

10.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

2.8%

of all crimes

683

crimes committed

-29.4%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

32%

of national crime rate

9.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

139

crimes committed

-26.8%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

25%

of national crime rate

16.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

0.3%

of all crimes

83

crimes committed

-35.7%

annual change

Robbery crime

18%

of national crime rate

3.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

0.3%

of all crimes

62

crimes committed

-31.1%

annual change

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