Cheshire crime stats

April 2024

The overall crime rate in Cheshire county is 76.5 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 32.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 90% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 61.1% over the last twelve months.Cheshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →41.8%13. lowest90%32.5k-10.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.4%15. lowest70%11.2k-16.1%
Public order crime →9.1%17. lowest90%7.1k-35.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.2%3. lowest69%5.6k-14.2%
Shoplifting crime →6.7%9. lowest71%5.2k24.6%
Other theft crime →6.4%4. lowest61%5.0k-8.8%
Drugs crime →3.4%19. highest96%2.7k61.1%
Burglary crime →3.3%8. lowest60%2.6k-7.1%
Vehicle crime →2.8%9. lowest35%2.2k-8.8%
Other crime →2.0%17. lowest82%1.5k5.9%
Bicycle theft crime →1.1%22. lowest77%861-9.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%12. lowest70%65526.9%
Robbery crime →0.5%12. lowest27%3523.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%8. lowest15%296-18.0%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "drugs crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Drugs crime" rate is at 96% of national crime rate which puts Cheshire on 19. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Drugs crime" makes up 3.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "drugs crime" is 2.7k cases and has increased by 61.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

Cheshire crime rate comparison map

This map compares crime rate in Cheshire county to the national crime rate.

Cheshire crime rate comparison map

Cheshire crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Cheshire county to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Cheshire crime rate by crime statistic

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