West Sussex crime stats

July 2021 - June 2022

Most crimes, 23.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 79% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 38.6% over the last twelve months.West Sussex crime statistics
The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 137% of national crime rate which puts West Sussex on 6. position out of 53 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 7.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 5.1k cases and has increased by 38.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of July 2021 - June 2022.

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Shoplifting crime

137%

of national crime rate

6.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

7.2%

of all crimes

5.1k

crimes committed

38.6%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

126%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

1.1%

of all crimes

791

crimes committed

11.7%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

111%

of national crime rate

12.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

1.6%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

11.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

95%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

9.1%

of all crimes

6.5k

crimes committed

4.8%

annual change

Public order crime

95%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

10.0%

of all crimes

7.1k

crimes committed

18.0%

annual change

Other theft crime

89%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

7.4%

of all crimes

5.3k

crimes committed

30.5%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

86%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

18.3%

of all crimes

13.0k

crimes committed

-42.4%

annual change

Other crime

83%

of national crime rate

21.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

1.6%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

-14.7%

annual change

Violent crime

79%

of national crime rate

7.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

32.7%

of all crimes

23.4k

crimes committed

8.6%

annual change

Drugs crime

72%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

2.2%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

-34.5%

annual change

Vehicle crime

69%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

4.7%

of all crimes

3.4k

crimes committed

-3.8%

annual change

Burglary crime

65%

of national crime rate

13.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

3.1%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

2.0%

annual change

Robbery crime

43%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

0.5%

of all crimes

372

crimes committed

23.2%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

35%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

0.6%

of all crimes

444

crimes committed

37.9%

annual change

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