West Sussex crime stats

December 2018 - November 2019

Most crimes, 21.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 87% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 23.9% over the last twelve months.West Sussex crime statistics
The category of "possession of weapons crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Possession of weapons crime" rate is at 148% of national crime rate which puts West Sussex on 3. position out of 55 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 929 cases and has increased by 23.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2018 - November 2019.

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Possession of weapons crime

148%

of national crime rate

3.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.3%

of all crimes

929

crimes committed

23.9%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

113%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.9%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

0.5%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

93%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

9.3%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

3.9%

annual change

Public order crime

91%

of national crime rate

27.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

7.5%

of all crimes

5.4k

crimes committed

11.6%

annual change

Violent crime

87%

of national crime rate

18.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

30.0%

of all crimes

21.8k

crimes committed

14.8%

annual change

Other crime

87%

of national crime rate

21.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.6%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

19.9%

annual change

Drugs crime

86%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

2.7%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

21.1%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

84%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.6%

of all crimes

4.1k

crimes committed

5.2%

annual change

Other theft crime

80%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

7.7%

of all crimes

5.6k

crimes committed

-7.2%

annual change

Vehicle crime

79%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

6.7%

of all crimes

4.9k

crimes committed

15.2%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

78%

of national crime rate

15.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

19.2%

of all crimes

13.9k

crimes committed

-7.9%

annual change

Burglary crime

68%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.0%

of all crimes

3.6k

crimes committed

4.1%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

45%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.9%

of all crimes

672

crimes committed

2.6%

annual change

Robbery crime

41%

of national crime rate

27.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

494

crimes committed

22.0%

annual change

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