Wolverhampton crime stats

The overall crime rate in Wolverhampton postcode area is 119.2 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 18.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 138% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 44.6% over the last twelve months.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 207% of national crime rate which puts Wolverhampton on 3. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 730 cases and has decreased by 10.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Wolverhampton crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.9%10. highest138%18.6k-14.7%
Vehicle crime →9.2%16. highest174%4.2k-0.2%
Shoplifting crime →8.1%16. highest128%3.7k44.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%21. highest120%3.6k-10.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.7%9. lowest57%3.5k28.7%
Other theft crime →6.4%39. highest95%2.9k-18.2%
Public order crime →6.2%44. highest98%2.8k-34.5%
Burglary crime →4.8%21. highest133%2.2k-15.0%
Other crime →2.2%18. highest140%993-12.0%
Drugs crime →2.0%46. lowest87%9175.0%
Possession of weapons crime →1.6%3. highest207%730-10.3%
Robbery crime →1.6%17. highest142%713-3.1%
Bicycle theft crime →0.7%43. lowest74%315-0.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%44. highest34%292-16.8%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Wolverhampton crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Wolverhampton postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Wolverhampton crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticWolverhampton postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour9.216.1
Bicycle theft0.81.1
Burglary5.84.3
Criminal damage and arson9.47.8
Drugs2.42.8
Other crime2.61.9
Other theft7.68.0
Possession of weapons1.90.9
Public order7.47.6
Robbery1.91.3
Shoplifting9.77.5
Theft from the person0.82.2
Vehicle crime11.06.3
Violent crime48.835.4

Wolverhampton crime rate comparison map

Wolverhampton crime rate comparison map

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