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Chatham crime stats

The overall crime rate in Chatham city is 145 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 3.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 168% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 21.3% 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 244% of national crime rate which puts Chatham on 8. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 3.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 262 cases and has decreased by 11.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Chatham crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime41.0%11. highest168%3.4k-15.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime15.1%30. highest136%1.3k-4.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime10.3%10. highest191%861-4.8%
Other theft crime6.6%26. highest118%549-10.6%
Vehicle crime6.1%25. highest140%51018.6%
Public order crime5.1%21. lowest97%425-21.9%
Shoplifting crime4.6%11. lowest88%38314.3%
Other crime3.1%8. highest244%262-11.2%
Burglary crime3.0%48. lowest99%2489.7%
Drugs crime2.7%38. highest141%22620.9%
Possession of weapons crime1.0%31. highest161%864.9%
Robbery crime0.9%45. highest98%7421.3%
Theft from the person crime0.4%27. lowest27%35-5.4%
Bicycle theft crime0.2%2. lowest30%19-24.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Chatham crime rate by crime statistic

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

Chatham crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticChatham city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour21.916.1
Bicycle theft0.31.1
Criminal damage and arson14.97.8
Other crime4.51.9
Other theft9.58.0
Possession of weapons1.50.9
Public order7.47.6
Theft from the person0.62.2
Vehicle crime8.86.3
Violent crime59.535.4

Chatham crime rate comparison map

Chatham crime rate comparison map

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