Swansea crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 25.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 101% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 36.1% over the last twelve months.Swansea crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.6%43. lowest101%25.8k-9.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.0%40. lowest90%10.2k-0.3%
Public order crime →10.6%22. highest116%6.7k-15.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.7%43. lowest97%5.5k-14.5%
Shoplifting crime →6.5%24. lowest82%4.1k36.1%
Other theft crime →6.0%10. lowest65%3.8k-1.0%
Drugs crime →2.8%44. lowest92%1.8k-13.3%
Vehicle crime →2.6%10. lowest37%1.7k-11.0%
Burglary crime →2.6%3. lowest52%1.6k-11.8%
Other crime →1.6%23. lowest75%987-9.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%16. lowest62%40513.4%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%12. lowest48%39418.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%32. lowest26%3885.1%
Robbery crime →0.2%3. lowest15%144-2.7%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 116% of national crime rate which puts Swansea on 22. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 10.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 6.7k cases and has decreased by 15.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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