Somerset crime stats

August 2019 - July 2020

Most crimes, 23.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 83% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 31.0% over the last twelve months.Somerset crime statistics
The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 130% of national crime rate which puts Somerset on 13. position out of 55 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 8.6k cases and has increased by 9.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of August 2019 - July 2020.

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Public order crime

130%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

11.3%

of all crimes

8.6k

crimes committed

9.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

92%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

9.0%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

-1.2%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

90%

of national crime rate

21.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.2%

of all crimes

3.9k

crimes committed

-17.0%

annual change

Violent crime

83%

of national crime rate

11.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

30.3%

of all crimes

23.0k

crimes committed

6.0%

annual change

Other theft crime

82%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

6.8%

of all crimes

5.2k

crimes committed

-18.6%

annual change

Burglary crime

81%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.3%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

-13.6%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

68%

of national crime rate

13.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

21.9%

of all crimes

16.6k

crimes committed

-1.1%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

68%

of national crime rate

12.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.6%

of all crimes

440

crimes committed

31.0%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

63%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.0%

of all crimes

735

crimes committed

-15.1%

annual change

Vehicle crime

59%

of national crime rate

21.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

4.6%

of all crimes

3.5k

crimes committed

-9.5%

annual change

Other crime

56%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.1%

of all crimes

853

crimes committed

5.3%

annual change

Robbery crime

51%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

556

crimes committed

15.1%

annual change

Drugs crime

45%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.7%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

29.0%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

28%

of national crime rate

14.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.5%

of all crimes

353

crimes committed

-18.7%

annual change

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