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Cambridge crime stats

The overall crime rate in Cambridge city is 109.8 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 4.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 25.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 80% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 63.7% over the last twelve months.The category of "bicycle theft crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Bicycle theft crime" rate is at 740% of national crime rate which puts Cambridge on 1. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 7.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.4k cases and has increased by 2.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Cambridge crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime25.8%7. lowest80%4.7k-1.8%
Shoplifting crime13.9%14. highest203%2.5k63.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime12.6%41. lowest86%2.3k8.8%
Other theft crime8.3%35. highest113%1.5k4.9%
Public order crime8.1%45. lowest118%1.5k-12.2%
Bicycle theft crime7.5%1. highest740%1.4k2.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.4%28. lowest104%1.3k8.5%
Vehicle crime4.8%37. lowest83%871-28.1%
Burglary crime4.0%52. lowest102%73518.9%
Theft from the person crime2.2%6. highest109%40317.8%
Drugs crime2.0%15. lowest78%359-8.7%
Other crime1.4%20. lowest83%255-1.5%
Robbery crime1.1%53. highest91%1986.5%
Possession of weapons crime1.0%35. lowest114%1746.1%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Cambridge crime rate by crime statistic

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

Cambridge crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticCambridge city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour13.916.1
Bicycle theft8.21.1
Burglary4.44.3
Criminal damage and arson8.17.8
Drugs2.22.8
Other crime1.51.9
Other theft9.18.0
Possession of weapons1.00.9
Public order8.97.6
Robbery1.21.3
Shoplifting15.37.5
Theft from the person2.42.2
Vehicle crime5.26.3
Violent crime28.335.4

Cambridge crime rate comparison map

Cambridge crime rate comparison map

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