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Barnsley crime stats

The overall crime rate in Barnsley city is 155 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 4.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 148% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 47.7% over the last twelve months.The category of "other crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Other crime" rate is at 290% of national crime rate which puts Barnsley on 1. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 3.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 495 cases and has increased by 3.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Barnsley crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime33.7%29. highest148%4.8k-5.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime12.2%43. highest117%1.7k-3.6%
Shoplifting crime10.6%8. highest219%1.5k47.7%
Public order crime9.1%16. highest186%1.3k-19.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.8%13. highest175%1.2k-8.0%
Other theft crime5.7%45. highest111%814-14.7%
Vehicle crime5.7%26. highest139%807-13.0%
Burglary crime5.0%8. highest180%7162.6%
Other crime3.5%1. highest290%4953.3%
Drugs crime2.5%37. highest142%361-5.2%
Robbery crime1.3%12. highest150%18142.5%
Possession of weapons crime1.0%23. highest176%149-5.1%
Theft from the person crime0.5%35. lowest34%694.5%
Bicycle theft crime0.3%6. lowest37%38-7.3%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Barnsley crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Barnsley city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Barnsley crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBarnsley city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour18.916.1
Bicycle theft0.41.1
Burglary7.84.3
Criminal damage and arson13.67.8
Drugs3.92.8
Other crime5.41.9
Other theft8.98.0
Possession of weapons1.60.9
Public order14.17.6
Robbery2.01.3
Shoplifting16.57.5
Theft from the person0.82.2
Vehicle crime8.86.3
Violent crime52.335.4

Barnsley crime rate comparison map

Barnsley crime rate comparison map

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