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Burnley crime stats

The overall crime rate in Burnley city is 160.9 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 4.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 142% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 30.9% 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 274% of national crime rate which puts Burnley on 2. 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 3.7k cases and has decreased by 9.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Burnley crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime31.3%36. highest142%4.3k-6.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime27.5%2. highest274%3.7k-9.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.8%12. highest182%1.2k-8.7%
Shoplifting crime7.7%35. highest164%1.0k30.9%
Other theft crime6.5%12. highest131%88810.4%
Burglary crime4.7%10. highest176%645-12.2%
Vehicle crime4.3%45. highest110%58714.4%
Public order crime4.0%13. lowest85%546-24.8%
Other crime1.5%38. highest133%209-20.5%
Drugs crime1.4%18. lowest82%1934.3%
Possession of weapons crime0.8%51. lowest136%10621.8%
Robbery crime0.6%34. lowest71%79-11.2%
Bicycle theft crime0.4%14. lowest56%53-17.2%
Theft from the person crime0.4%20. lowest25%48-44.2%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Burnley crime rate by crime statistic

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

Burnley crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBurnley city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour44.216.1
Bicycle theft0.61.1
Criminal damage and arson14.17.8
Other crime2.51.9
Other theft10.58.0
Possession of weapons1.30.9
Public order6.57.6
Theft from the person0.62.2
Vehicle crime7.06.3
Violent crime50.435.4

Burnley crime rate comparison map

Burnley crime rate comparison map

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