Brighton crime stats

April 2024

The overall crime rate in Brighton postcode area is 109.8 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 27.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 102% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 52.8% over the last twelve months.Brighton crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →32.9%45. highest102%27.6k3.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →13.7%44. lowest95%11.5k5.3%
Shoplifting crime →13.5%1. highest206%11.3k52.8%
Public order crime →8.9%19. highest125%7.5k-9.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.2%27. highest113%6.9k-5.1%
Other theft crime →6.8%43. highest94%5.8k-4.4%
Vehicle crime →4.1%33. lowest73%3.5k-6.2%
Burglary crime →3.0%24. lowest76%2.5k2.0%
Drugs crime →2.9%28. highest116%2.4k32.6%
Other crime →1.7%42. highest103%1.4k13.6%
Bicycle theft crime →1.5%16. highest152%1.3k-25.3%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%15. highest136%95531.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.9%33. highest49%7385.4%
Robbery crime →0.7%46. highest64%62219.2%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 206% of national crime rate which puts Brighton on 1. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 13.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 11.3k cases and has increased by 52.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

Brighton crime rate comparison map

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Brighton crime rate comparison map

Brighton crime rate by crime statistic

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Brighton crime rate by crime statistic

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