Wiltshire crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 17.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.9% 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 35.8% over the last twelve months.Wiltshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.9%4. lowest79%17.8k-5.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →21.3%15. highest112%11.2k-13.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.9%16. lowest92%4.7k-6.6%
Shoplifting crime →8.0%19. lowest94%4.2k35.8%
Public order crime →7.4%9. lowest76%3.9k-6.9%
Other theft crime →5.9%3. lowest60%3.1k-10.9%
Vehicle crime →4.2%17. lowest55%2.2k0.6%
Burglary crime →3.2%11. lowest60%1.7k-8.4%
Drugs crime →2.0%7. lowest60%1.0k-7.9%
Other crime →1.6%7. lowest72%841-6.7%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%17. highest102%730-7.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%16. lowest75%43412.7%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%20. highest33%42925.1%
Robbery crime →0.6%17. lowest38%310-9.9%
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 112% of national crime rate which puts Wiltshire on 15. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 21.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 11.2k cases and has decreased by 13.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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