Somerset crime stats

March 2019 - February 2020

Most crimes, 22.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 29.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 79% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 38.0% 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 126% 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 10.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 8.5k cases and has increased by 11.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

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Public order crime

126%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

10.8%

of all crimes

8.5k

crimes committed

11.2%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

90%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

6.3%

of all crimes

4.9k

crimes committed

4.6%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

87%

of national crime rate

14.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

9.1%

of all crimes

7.1k

crimes committed

3.4%

annual change

Other theft crime

82%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

8.1%

of all crimes

6.3k

crimes committed

4.2%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

81%

of national crime rate

16.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

20.3%

of all crimes

15.9k

crimes committed

-9.4%

annual change

Burglary crime

79%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.8%

of all crimes

4.5k

crimes committed

-3.8%

annual change

Violent crime

79%

of national crime rate

8.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

29.2%

of all crimes

22.8k

crimes committed

5.8%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

63%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.1%

of all crimes

826

crimes committed

-7.4%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

59%

of national crime rate

9.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.5%

of all crimes

418

crimes committed

35.3%

annual change

Vehicle crime

57%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.0%

of all crimes

3.9k

crimes committed

2.0%

annual change

Other crime

51%

of national crime rate

2.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.0%

of all crimes

786

crimes committed

3.6%

annual change

Drugs crime

44%

of national crime rate

3.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.5%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

32.1%

annual change

Robbery crime

42%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

556

crimes committed

38.0%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

27%

of national crime rate

15.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.6%

of all crimes

461

crimes committed

30.2%

annual change

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