Blackburn crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 19.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 113% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 30.1% over the last twelve months.Blackburn crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →32.6%31. highest113%19.4k-8.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →28.4%2. highest220%16.8k-10.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%20. highest122%4.7k-11.6%
Shoplifting crime →6.2%37. highest106%3.7k30.1%
Other theft crime →6.0%47. highest93%3.6k-5.8%
Vehicle crime →4.9%46. highest97%2.9k5.1%
Burglary crime →4.3%25. highest124%2.6k5.3%
Public order crime →4.3%7. lowest67%2.5k-24.6%
Other crime →1.7%33. highest112%994-6.4%
Drugs crime →1.5%22. lowest70%9194.4%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%30. highest115%51014.6%
Robbery crime →0.5%35. lowest53%32225.3%
Bicycle theft crime →0.4%7. lowest41%21612.5%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%21. lowest22%204-30.8%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 220% of national crime rate which puts Blackburn on 2. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 28.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 16.8k cases and has decreased by 10.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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