Tyne and Wear crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 51.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 122% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 64.8% over the last twelve months.Tyne and Wear crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →31.4%11. highest122%51.7k3.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →21.9%2. highest193%36.1k0.2%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.6%2. highest167%15.8k-5.5%
Shoplifting crime →7.9%6. highest156%13.1k64.8%
Public order crime →7.5%13. highest129%12.4k-6.2%
Other theft crime →6.6%4. highest112%10.8k-3.0%
Vehicle crime →5.2%12. highest113%8.6k7.3%
Burglary crime →3.2%16. highest101%5.3k-9.7%
Other crime →1.8%6. highest139%3.0k5.3%
Drugs crime →1.8%21. highest92%3.0k20.6%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%16. highest102%1.4k-18.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%14. highest120%1.3k20.5%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%10. highest51%1.2k16.7%
Robbery crime →0.7%10. highest71%1.1k37.9%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 193% of national crime rate which puts Tyne and Wear on 2. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 21.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 36.1k cases and has increased by 0.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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