Worcestershire crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 21.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 35.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 101% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 42.3% over the last twelve months.Worcestershire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →35.4%26. lowest101%21.1k-11.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.6%22. highest101%9.3k-17.5%
Shoplifting crime →8.7%13. highest126%5.2k42.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%26. highest101%4.7k-11.6%
Public order crime →7.4%18. lowest94%4.4k-20.9%
Other theft crime →7.1%23. highest89%4.2k-5.9%
Vehicle crime →5.6%19. highest90%3.4k-2.4%
Burglary crime →5.5%7. highest127%3.2k9.9%
Drugs crime →1.9%18. lowest73%1.2k6.0%
Other crime →1.8%25. lowest99%1.1k8.5%
Possession of weapons crime →1.0%16. highest116%6181.1%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%20. lowest74%49118.0%
Robbery crime →0.8%16. highest61%466-4.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%10. lowest19%222-21.3%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "burglary crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Burglary crime" rate is at 127% of national crime rate which puts Worcestershire on 7. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Burglary crime" makes up 5.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "burglary crime" is 3.2k cases and has increased by 9.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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