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Peterborough crime stats

The overall crime rate in Peterborough city is 146.4 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 9.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 150% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 31.5% over the last twelve months.The category of "possession of weapons crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Possession of weapons crime" rate is at 199% of national crime rate which puts Peterborough on 14. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 328 cases and has increased by 9.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Peterborough crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime36.3%27. highest150%9.5k-3.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime15.2%26. highest138%4.0k10.2%
Public order crime8.6%24. highest167%2.3k-14.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.4%21. highest159%2.2k1.5%
Shoplifting crime7.5%49. highest146%2.0k6.5%
Other theft crime6.2%36. highest113%1.6k-17.5%
Vehicle crime5.0%42. highest115%1.3k-12.3%
Burglary crime3.3%45. highest112%863-19.1%
Drugs crime2.9%28. highest152%75131.5%
Other crime2.2%22. highest171%565-1.6%
Bicycle theft crime1.3%26. highest167%331-52.2%
Possession of weapons crime1.3%14. highest199%3289.7%
Robbery crime1.0%31. highest112%261-7.4%
Theft from the person crime1.0%22. highest62%2486.9%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Peterborough crime rate by crime statistic

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

Peterborough crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticPeterborough city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour22.216.1
Bicycle theft1.91.1
Burglary4.84.3
Criminal damage and arson12.47.8
Drugs4.22.8
Other crime3.21.9
Other theft9.18.0
Possession of weapons1.80.9
Public order12.67.6
Robbery1.51.3
Shoplifting11.07.5
Theft from the person1.42.2
Vehicle crime7.36.3
Violent crime53.235.4

Peterborough crime rate comparison map

Peterborough crime rate comparison map

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