Chester crime stats

April 2021 - March 2022

Most crimes, 27.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 115% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 65.8% over the last twelve months.Chester crime statistics
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 151% of national crime rate which puts Chester on 9. position out of 94 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 13.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 9.1k cases and has increased by 35.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of April 2021 - March 2022.

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Public order crime

151%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

13.3%

of all crimes

9.1k

crimes committed

35.6%

annual change

Drugs crime

122%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.2%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

-2.5%

annual change

Violent crime

115%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

39.8%

of all crimes

27.2k

crimes committed

20.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

112%

of national crime rate

28.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

9.0%

of all crimes

6.1k

crimes committed

19.3%

annual change

Other crime

105%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.8%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

12.6%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

86%

of national crime rate

34.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

17.2%

of all crimes

11.7k

crimes committed

-40.4%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

85%

of national crime rate

30.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.5%

of all crimes

2.4k

crimes committed

3.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

72%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

4.7%

of all crimes

3.2k

crimes committed

18.3%

annual change

Burglary crime

69%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

2.7%

of all crimes

1.9k

crimes committed

-1.6%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

69%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

335

crimes committed

4.7%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

66%

of national crime rate

42.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

532

crimes committed

10.6%

annual change

Vehicle crime

48%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

2.6%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

23.2%

annual change

Robbery crime

44%

of national crime rate

31.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

289

crimes committed

16.5%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

35%

of national crime rate

33.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

320

crimes committed

65.8%

annual change

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