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Blackpool crime stats

The overall crime rate in Blackpool city is 204.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 11.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 199% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 25.4% over the last twelve months.The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 349% of national crime rate which puts Blackpool on 1. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 27.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 8.8k cases and has decreased by 8.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Blackpool crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime34.6%2. highest199%11.0k-0.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime27.5%1. highest349%8.8k-8.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.2%11. highest189%2.3k-8.3%
Shoplifting crime6.1%33. highest165%1.9k25.4%
Other theft crime6.0%3. highest152%1.9k-1.8%
Public order crime4.4%47. lowest119%1.4k-20.9%
Vehicle crime4.0%32. highest131%1.3k-6.5%
Burglary crime3.2%17. highest153%1.0k-3.9%
Drugs crime2.0%30. highest148%64118.3%
Other crime1.6%19. highest178%5181.0%
Possession of weapons crime1.0%6. highest231%334-7.2%
Robbery crime0.9%13. highest138%2840.4%
Theft from the person crime0.8%18. highest69%241-7.3%
Bicycle theft crime0.6%51. lowest111%193-11.1%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Blackpool crime rate by crime statistic

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

Blackpool crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBlackpool city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour56.216.1
Bicycle theft1.21.1
Criminal damage and arson14.77.8
Other crime3.31.9
Other theft12.28.0
Possession of weapons2.10.9
Public order9.07.6
Theft from the person1.52.2
Vehicle crime8.36.3
Violent crime70.535.4

Blackpool crime rate comparison map

Blackpool crime rate comparison map

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