Taunton crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 11.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 42.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 107% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 31.5% over the last twelve months.Taunton crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →42.0%42. highest107%11.9k3.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.6%34. lowest84%4.1k-5.0%
Public order crime →9.9%29. highest111%2.8k-20.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.5%40. lowest96%2.4k-2.4%
Shoplifting crime →7.3%38. lowest94%2.1k16.6%
Other theft crime →5.8%9. lowest64%1.6k-4.2%
Burglary crime →3.5%21. lowest72%98712.7%
Vehicle crime →3.0%15. lowest42%8471.4%
Other crime →1.6%36. lowest81%462-7.2%
Drugs crime →1.2%3. lowest38%327-11.4%
Bicycle theft crime →1.0%45. lowest81%288-39.1%
Robbery crime →0.8%42. lowest54%22131.5%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%9. lowest55%1564.7%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%9. lowest14%9226.0%
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 111% of national crime rate which puts Taunton on 29. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 9.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 2.8k cases and has decreased by 20.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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