Darlington crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 15.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 120% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 44.5% over the last twelve months.Darlington crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →36.0%24. highest120%15.1k0.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.8%24. highest125%7.0k-17.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →11.7%3. highest174%4.9k1.0%
Shoplifting crime →8.0%14. highest132%3.4k44.5%
Public order crime →7.5%23. highest114%3.2k-17.1%
Other theft crime →5.5%21. lowest81%2.3k0.9%
Vehicle crime →4.3%43. lowest82%1.8k43.6%
Burglary crime →4.0%35. highest110%1.7k12.0%
Other crime →2.3%14. highest148%9663.9%
Drugs crime →2.0%38. lowest85%826-7.1%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%33. lowest69%27112.4%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%42. lowest81%2663.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%18. lowest20%13718.1%
Robbery crime →0.3%9. lowest26%11614.9%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "criminal damage and arson crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Criminal damage and arson crime" rate is at 174% of national crime rate which puts Darlington on 3. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Criminal damage and arson crime" makes up 11.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "criminal damage and arson crime" is 4.9k cases and has increased by 1.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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