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Worthing crime stats

The overall crime rate in Worthing city is 109.5 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 3.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 99% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 41.6% 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 325% of national crime rate which puts Worthing on 3. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 22.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 2.7k cases and has increased by 33.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Worthing crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime32.2%21. lowest99%3.9k5.0%
Shoplifting crime22.4%3. highest325%2.7k33.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime11.7%34. lowest80%1.4k6.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.7%34. lowest109%9311.6%
Public order crime7.5%32. lowest108%900-20.4%
Other theft crime5.3%10. lowest72%634-4.8%
Vehicle crime3.6%17. lowest63%435-41.4%
Drugs crime3.0%51. highest118%36021.2%
Burglary crime2.3%7. lowest58%276-30.1%
Other crime1.3%12. lowest75%15317.7%
Possession of weapons crime1.0%39. lowest124%12641.6%
Bicycle theft crime0.9%36. lowest93%114-68.7%
Theft from the person crime0.6%30. lowest29%7122.4%
Robbery crime0.6%15. lowest47%6815.3%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Worthing crime rate by crime statistic

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

Worthing crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticWorthing city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour12.916.1
Bicycle theft1.01.1
Criminal damage and arson8.57.8
Other crime1.41.9
Other theft5.88.0
Possession of weapons1.10.9
Public order8.27.6
Theft from the person0.62.2
Vehicle crime4.06.3
Violent crime35.235.4

Worthing crime rate comparison map

Worthing crime rate comparison map

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