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Gillingham crime stats

The overall crime rate in Gillingham city is 154.2 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 5.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 180% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 40.0% 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 245% of national crime rate which puts Gillingham on 6. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 420 cases and has decreased by 2.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Gillingham crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime41.4%7. highest180%5.9k-6.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime14.3%29. highest137%2.0k-1.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime9.7%9. highest191%1.4k-7.4%
Shoplifting crime6.9%52. lowest142%9842.5%
Public order crime6.6%45. highest135%945-8.4%
Other theft crime6.0%28. highest115%852-17.5%
Vehicle crime3.7%44. lowest91%528-17.6%
Other crime2.9%6. highest245%420-2.1%
Burglary crime2.8%49. lowest99%397-7.2%
Drugs crime2.4%43. highest133%3404.9%
Possession of weapons crime1.0%25. highest173%14740.0%
Robbery crime0.8%42. highest100%121-22.4%
Theft from the person crime0.7%39. highest48%995.3%
Bicycle theft crime0.7%35. lowest91%94-9.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Gillingham crime rate by crime statistic

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

Gillingham crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticGillingham city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour22.016.1
Bicycle theft1.01.1
Criminal damage and arson14.97.8
Other crime4.51.9
Other theft9.28.0
Possession of weapons1.60.9
Public order10.27.6
Theft from the person1.12.2
Vehicle crime5.76.3
Violent crime63.935.4

Gillingham crime rate comparison map

Gillingham crime rate comparison map

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