Taunton crime stats

August 2019 - July 2020

Most crimes, 8.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 92% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 33.7% over the last twelve months.Taunton 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 140% of national crime rate which puts Taunton on 17. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 3.2k cases and has increased by 9.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of August 2019 - July 2020.

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Public order crime

140%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

11.5%

of all crimes

3.2k

crimes committed

9.7%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

98%

of national crime rate

49.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.1%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

-0.9%

annual change

Violent crime

92%

of national crime rate

41.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

31.8%

of all crimes

8.9k

crimes committed

6.5%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

86%

of national crime rate

37.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.6%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

-27.3%

annual change

Burglary crime

84%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.1%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-19.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

81%

of national crime rate

31.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.4%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

-18.0%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

75%

of national crime rate

27.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

22.6%

of all crimes

6.4k

crimes committed

1.4%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

63%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

259

crimes committed

-28.3%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

61%

of national crime rate

13.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

139

crimes committed

24.1%

annual change

Other crime

59%

of national crime rate

15.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.1%

of all crimes

310

crimes committed

-1.9%

annual change

Robbery crime

58%

of national crime rate

52.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

222

crimes committed

33.7%

annual change

Vehicle crime

51%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.8%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

-19.3%

annual change

Drugs crime

43%

of national crime rate

7.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

428

crimes committed

29.7%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

25%

of national crime rate

16.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

108

crimes committed

-21.7%

annual change

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