Tyne and Wear crime stats

The overall crime rate in Tyne and Wear county is 134.2 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 50.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 120% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 37.1% 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 181% of national crime rate which puts Tyne and Wear on 2. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 21.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 34.9k cases and has decreased by 0.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Tyne and Wear crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →31.6%13. highest120%50.5k-0.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →21.8%2. highest181%34.9k-0.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.4%2. highest162%15.0k-9.6%
Shoplifting crime →8.4%6. highest150%13.4k37.1%
Public order crime →7.2%12. highest127%11.5k-13.1%
Other theft crime →6.5%4. highest109%10.4k-9.6%
Vehicle crime →4.9%14. highest103%7.8k-13.0%
Burglary crime →3.2%16. highest100%5.2k-7.6%
Drugs crime →2.1%15. highest101%3.3k25.6%
Other crime →1.9%7. highest139%3.1k4.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%11. highest121%1.3k14.6%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%16. highest99%1.3k-15.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%11. highest45%1.2k7.0%
Robbery crime →0.7%9. highest71%1.1k25.9%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Tyne and Wear crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Tyne and Wear county to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Tyne and Wear crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticTyne and Wear county crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour29.216.1
Bicycle theft1.11.1
Burglary4.34.3
Criminal damage and arson12.67.8
Drugs2.82.8
Other crime2.61.9
Other theft8.78.0
Possession of weapons1.10.9
Public order9.67.6
Robbery0.91.3
Shoplifting11.37.5
Theft from the person1.02.2
Vehicle crime6.56.3
Violent crime42.435.4

Tyne and Wear crime rate comparison map

Tyne and Wear crime rate comparison map

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