Bournemouth crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 16.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 83% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 35.5% over the last twelve months.Bournemouth crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →32.2%23. lowest83%16.0k-1.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →22.6%23. highest130%11.2k-14.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.2%40. lowest94%4.1k-9.7%
Shoplifting crime →7.5%42. lowest95%3.7k35.5%
Other theft crime →7.3%30. lowest83%3.6k-5.3%
Vehicle crime →6.3%47. highest93%3.1k-20.7%
Public order crime →6.0%10. lowest71%3.0k3.6%
Burglary crime →4.3%42. lowest91%2.1k-13.6%
Drugs crime →1.4%5. lowest48%709-0.7%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%24. highest116%695-13.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%43. lowest35%373-3.4%
Robbery crime →0.7%37. lowest54%37020.1%
Other crime →0.7%4. lowest36%36310.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%18. lowest60%29921.1%
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 130% of national crime rate which puts Bournemouth on 23. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 22.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 11.2k cases and has decreased by 14.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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