Bath crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 12.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 35.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 83% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 36.5% over the last twelve months.Bath crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →35.8%21. lowest83%12.9k4.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.4%36. lowest85%5.9k-7.6%
Shoplifting crime →10.0%30. highest113%3.6k36.5%
Public order crime →9.3%42. highest98%3.4k-16.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.4%28. lowest87%3.0k1.4%
Other theft crime →6.7%15. lowest69%2.4k-7.6%
Vehicle crime →3.9%19. lowest51%1.4k0.5%
Burglary crime →3.6%18. lowest69%1.3k-2.1%
Other crime →1.4%16. lowest62%501-0.8%
Theft from the person crime →1.2%30. highest51%44536.5%
Drugs crime →1.2%2. lowest36%4346.1%
Bicycle theft crime →0.7%23. lowest55%268-13.3%
Robbery crime →0.7%30. lowest48%26614.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%12. lowest55%22520.3%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 113% of national crime rate which puts Bath on 30. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 10.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 3.6k cases and has increased by 36.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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