South West violent crime statistics

Annual crime rate in South West region is 25.8, i.e. 25.8 crimes committed per annum per 1000 workday people. Compared to the national crime rate, South West's crime rate is at 81%. Violent crime makes up 28.5% of all crimes committed in the region. The total number of "violent crime" is 135k, and this number has increased by 6.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2018 - November 2019.

25.8

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

81%

of national crime rate

28.5%

of all crimes

135k

crimes committed

6.6%

annual change

South West violent crime rate comparison map

December 2018 - November 2019

South West violent crime rate comparison map
CountyCrime rate vs. ENG & WLS rateCrime rate per 1000 workday peopleTotal number of crimes
Bristol102%3216092
Cornwall70%2211585
Devon85%2731058
Dorset89%2820564
Gloucestershire67%2117283
Somerset78%2522255
Wiltshire80%2516149

South West violent crime rate rank

Violent crime rate is 25.8 crimes committed per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 1. lowest crime rate out of 10 England and Wales' regions.

1.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

25.8

annual crime rate per 1k workday people
South West violent crime rate rank

South West violent crime rate compared to other regions

The total number of "violent crime" is 135k, and this number has increased by 6.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2018 - November 2019. In the graph below, region are compared by crime rate and crime rate percentage change. Crime rate percentage change compares the region crime rate between December 2018 - November 2019 to the region crime rate in the previous 12 months. The size of the circle reflects the number of total crimes committed. The bigger the circle, the higher the number of crimes committed in the region.

6.6%

annual change

25.8

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

135k

crimes committed
South West violent crime rate compared to other regionsCrime rate percentage change
Crime rate per 1000 workday people

South West violent crime rate

Annual crime rate per 1000 workday people

South West violent crime rate

South West violent crime seasonality

Total number of crimes committed in a given calendar month (1 = January … 12 = December) in the previous five years.

South West violent crime seasonality

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