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Shrewsbury crime stats

The overall crime rate in Shrewsbury city is 101.8 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 2.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 98% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 38.6% over the last twelve months.The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 187% of national crime rate which puts Shrewsbury on 19. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 13.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 1.1k cases and has increased by 38.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Shrewsbury crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime34.1%19. lowest98%2.8k-6.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime17.8%46. highest112%1.5k-20.9%
Shoplifting crime13.9%19. highest187%1.1k38.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.5%40. lowest112%700-1.7%
Public order crime8.0%31. lowest108%656-16.0%
Other theft crime5.5%8. lowest69%448-15.2%
Burglary crime2.5%9. lowest60%208-17.5%
Drugs crime2.5%28. lowest91%2041.0%
Vehicle crime2.3%4. lowest37%188-22.3%
Other crime1.6%21. lowest86%128-2.3%
Bicycle theft crime1.1%44. lowest99%89-12.7%
Possession of weapons crime1.1%36. lowest118%88-20.7%
Robbery crime0.7%19. lowest51%54-14.3%
Theft from the person crime0.5%14. lowest22%40-31.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Shrewsbury crime rate by crime statistic

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

Shrewsbury crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticShrewsbury city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour18.116.1
Bicycle theft1.11.1
Burglary2.64.3
Criminal damage and arson8.77.8
Drugs2.52.8
Other crime1.61.9
Other theft5.68.0
Possession of weapons1.10.9
Public order8.27.6
Robbery0.71.3
Shoplifting14.17.5
Theft from the person0.52.2
Vehicle crime2.36.3
Violent crime34.835.4

Shrewsbury crime rate comparison map

Shrewsbury crime rate comparison map

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