Blackpool crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 14.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 154% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 34.4% over the last twelve months.Blackpool crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.3%5. highest154%14.8k-3.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →28.3%1. highest285%12.2k-8.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.7%8. highest153%3.3k-7.1%
Shoplifting crime →6.4%10. highest141%2.7k34.4%
Other theft crime →5.7%21. highest114%2.4k-7.6%
Public order crime →4.4%39. lowest89%1.9k-21.8%
Vehicle crime →3.9%41. highest100%1.7k-2.7%
Burglary crime →3.2%28. highest119%1.4k-10.1%
Drugs crime →1.8%38. highest107%7906.8%
Other crime →1.6%20. highest137%676-5.1%
Possession of weapons crime →1.0%7. highest179%4455.5%
Robbery crime →0.7%32. highest91%309-9.9%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%45. highest88%261-7.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%37. highest47%249-26.5%
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 285% of national crime rate which puts Blackpool on 1. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 28.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 12.2k cases and has decreased by 8.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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