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Wolverhampton crime stats

The overall crime rate in Wolverhampton city is 129.9 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 12.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 152% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 48.0% 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 249% of national crime rate which puts Wolverhampton on 4. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 515 cases and has decreased by 10.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Wolverhampton crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime41.5%26. highest152%12.1k-16.6%
Vehicle crime9.2%6. highest189%2.7k5.2%
Shoplifting crime8.6%46. highest149%2.5k48.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.6%50. highest126%2.2k-10.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime6.7%8. lowest54%1.9k33.5%
Public order crime6.3%33. lowest108%1.8k-36.8%
Other theft crime5.9%37. lowest96%1.7k-13.5%
Burglary crime4.7%24. highest141%1.4k-16.0%
Drugs crime2.3%46. lowest110%6841.3%
Other crime2.1%31. highest144%601-4.6%
Possession of weapons crime1.8%4. highest249%515-10.1%
Robbery crime1.7%10. highest172%508-7.0%
Bicycle theft crime0.8%42. lowest98%2443.4%
Theft from the person crime0.8%44. highest45%226-15.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Wolverhampton crime rate by crime statistic

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

Wolverhampton crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticWolverhampton city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour8.716.1
Bicycle theft1.11.1
Burglary6.14.3
Criminal damage and arson9.87.8
Drugs3.02.8
Other crime2.71.9
Other theft7.78.0
Possession of weapons2.30.9
Public order8.27.6
Robbery2.31.3
Shoplifting11.27.5
Theft from the person1.02.2
Vehicle crime12.06.3
Violent crime53.935.4

Wolverhampton crime rate comparison map

Wolverhampton crime rate comparison map

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