Stoke-on-Trent crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 27.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 123% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 23.6% over the last twelve months.Stoke on Trent crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →41.5%24. highest123%27.5k-2.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.3%48. highest102%10.1k-29.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.3%37. highest110%5.5k-7.7%
Public order crime →8.1%34. highest105%5.3k12.0%
Other theft crime →7.0%44. lowest90%4.6k-3.4%
Shoplifting crime →5.3%19. lowest79%3.5k6.8%
Burglary crime →4.2%40. highest102%2.8k13.3%
Vehicle crime →4.1%30. lowest67%2.7k11.0%
Other crime →1.6%43. lowest92%1.1k-4.3%
Drugs crime →1.5%9. lowest59%1.0k-27.5%
Bicycle theft crime →1.0%41. highest93%664-9.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%37. highest110%62923.6%
Robbery crime →0.8%41. highest66%542-5.6%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%14. lowest17%222-32.9%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "violent crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Violent crime" rate is at 123% of national crime rate which puts Stoke-on-Trent on 24. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 41.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 27.5k cases and has decreased by 2% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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