Bath crime stats

The overall crime rate in Bath postcode area is 84.8 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 13.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 88% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 52.5% over the last twelve months.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 123% of national crime rate which puts Bath on 19. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 11.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 4.1k cases and has increased by 52.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Bath crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →36.6%35. lowest88%13.7k13.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.9%39. lowest86%5.9k-3.9%
Shoplifting crime →11.0%19. highest123%4.1k52.5%
Public order crime →8.9%34. highest102%3.3k-12.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.1%38. lowest89%3.0k3.6%
Other theft crime →6.7%20. lowest73%2.5k-3.2%
Vehicle crime →4.0%25. lowest54%1.5k14.2%
Burglary crime →3.5%19. lowest70%1.3k-2.2%
Other crime →1.5%20. lowest66%54810.7%
Drugs crime →1.1%2. lowest35%422-1.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.9%45. highest36%335-8.7%
Robbery crime →0.7%35. lowest49%27717.9%
Bicycle theft crime →0.7%23. lowest52%247-21.8%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%11. lowest54%21816.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Bath crime rate by crime statistic

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

Bath crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBath postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour13.415.7
Bicycle theft0.61.1
Criminal damage and arson6.97.7
Other crime1.21.9
Other theft5.77.8
Possession of weapons0.50.9
Public order7.67.4
Theft from the person0.82.1
Vehicle crime3.46.2
Violent crime31.035.1

Bath crime rate comparison map

Bath crime rate comparison map

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