West Sussex crime stats

March 2019 - February 2020

Most crimes, 22.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 89% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 29.7% 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 157% of national crime rate which puts West Sussex on 2. 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 978 cases and has increased by 29.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

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Possession of weapons crime

157%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.3%

of all crimes

978

crimes committed

29.7%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

116%

of national crime rate

14.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.8%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-0.8%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

94%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

9.1%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

2.5%

annual change

Public order crime

94%

of national crime rate

28.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

7.6%

of all crimes

5.6k

crimes committed

13.5%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

94%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

6.1%

of all crimes

4.5k

crimes committed

22.7%

annual change

Violent crime

89%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

30.4%

of all crimes

22.6k

crimes committed

16.9%

annual change

Other crime

89%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.6%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

18.9%

annual change

Drugs crime

86%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

2.7%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

15.2%

annual change

Other theft crime

82%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

7.5%

of all crimes

5.6k

crimes committed

-4.8%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

80%

of national crime rate

15.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

18.8%

of all crimes

14.0k

crimes committed

-6.1%

annual change

Vehicle crime

79%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

6.5%

of all crimes

4.8k

crimes committed

10.6%

annual change

Burglary crime

72%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.0%

of all crimes

3.7k

crimes committed

5.0%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

44%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.9%

of all crimes

661

crimes committed

-3.4%

annual change

Robbery crime

42%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

495

crimes committed

10.5%

annual change

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