Cardiff crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 38.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 107% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 46.1% over the last twelve months.Cardiff crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.9%39. highest107%38.1k7.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.2%44. highest104%16.6k3.6%
Public order crime →11.3%10. highest157%12.3k2.4%
Shoplifting crime →9.3%12. highest140%10.1k46.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.2%29. highest111%8.9k2.8%
Other theft crime →6.2%33. lowest84%6.7k0.9%
Vehicle crime →5.2%48. highest91%5.7k4.2%
Burglary crime →2.8%21. lowest72%3.1k-7.7%
Drugs crime →2.0%34. lowest81%2.2k-11.6%
Other crime →1.8%37. highest106%1.9k7.3%
Bicycle theft crime →1.5%17. highest148%1.6k13.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%47. highest37%723-5.2%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%36. lowest78%71820.1%
Robbery crime →0.4%19. lowest33%419-4.1%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 157% of national crime rate which puts Cardiff on 10. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 12.3k cases and has increased by 2.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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