Bedfordshire crime stats

December 2023

Most crimes, 19.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 91% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 35.7% over the last twelve months.Bedfordshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →32.4%15. lowest91%19.3k-1.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →18.0%15. highest115%10.8k-7.1%
Vehicle crime →8.2%6. highest127%4.9k-3.6%
Other theft crime →8.0%10. highest98%4.8k5.7%
Public order crime →7.6%19. lowest92%4.6k-12.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.4%18. lowest92%4.4k-6.3%
Shoplifting crime →5.4%15. lowest81%3.2k7.3%
Burglary crime →3.9%26. highest89%2.3k-10.6%
Drugs crime →3.1%9. highest113%1.9k5.5%
Other crime →1.8%26. lowest97%1.1k-3.4%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%15. highest110%756-6.8%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%11. highest126%68035.7%
Robbery crime →0.9%12. highest71%531-7.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%16. highest42%4963.5%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 127% of national crime rate which puts Bedfordshire on 6. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 8.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 4.9k cases and has decreased by 3.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023.

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