Swindon crime stats

The overall crime rate in Swindon postcode area is 80.2 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 12.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 35.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 79% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 28.6% over the last twelve months.The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 99% of national crime rate which puts Swindon on 45. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 19.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 7.1k cases and has decreased by 16.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Swindon crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →35.0%18. lowest79%12.4k-8.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.9%45. highest99%7.1k-16.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.6%39. lowest89%3.1k-6.1%
Shoplifting crime →7.9%29. lowest84%2.8k8.7%
Public order crime →7.6%29. lowest81%2.7k-4.7%
Other theft crime →5.5%6. lowest55%2.0k-14.4%
Vehicle crime →4.7%28. lowest60%1.7k6.4%
Burglary crime →2.9%10. lowest54%1.0k-10.6%
Drugs crime →2.3%22. lowest67%823-2.3%
Other crime →1.7%33. lowest75%621-11.4%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%40. highest93%462-7.4%
Theft from the person crime →0.9%45. highest33%32828.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%30. lowest73%3015.2%
Robbery crime →0.6%26. lowest37%216-17.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Swindon crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Swindon postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Swindon crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSwindon postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour16.016.1
Bicycle theft1.01.1
Burglary2.44.3
Criminal damage and arson6.97.8
Drugs1.92.8
Other crime1.41.9
Other theft4.48.0
Possession of weapons0.70.9
Public order6.17.6
Robbery0.51.3
Shoplifting6.37.5
Theft from the person0.72.2
Vehicle crime3.86.3
Violent crime28.035.4

Swindon crime rate comparison map

Swindon crime rate comparison map

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