Shropshire crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 15.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 100% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 42.1% over the last twelve months.Shropshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.6%25. lowest100%15.4k-9.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.4%24. highest98%6.7k-18.5%
Shoplifting crime →9.6%12. highest128%3.9k42.1%
Public order crime →8.0%15. lowest93%3.3k-9.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.8%17. lowest92%3.2k-5.3%
Other theft crime →6.8%20. lowest79%2.8k-8.5%
Burglary crime →3.7%20. lowest80%1.5k-8.9%
Vehicle crime →3.3%11. lowest48%1.3k-17.3%
Drugs crime →2.1%19. lowest73%86621.5%
Other crime →2.0%26. lowest101%80413.1%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%17. highest116%45714.2%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%11. lowest48%238-10.5%
Robbery crime →0.6%19. lowest42%237-5.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%11. lowest19%166-13.1%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 128% of national crime rate which puts Shropshire on 12. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 3.9k cases and has increased by 42.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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