Dartford crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 15.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 109% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 24.6% over the last twelve months.Dartford crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.3%36. highest109%15.0k-7.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.8%32. highest116%7.1k-10.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.1%15. highest133%4.1k-0.6%
Vehicle crime →8.7%18. highest162%3.9k-4.0%
Shoplifting crime →7.7%21. highest124%3.5k24.6%
Other theft crime →7.5%24. highest109%3.4k-7.4%
Public order crime →5.6%30. lowest83%2.5k-7.6%
Burglary crime →3.9%39. highest107%1.8k-2.1%
Drugs crime →3.3%13. highest140%1.5k7.5%
Other crime →2.0%24. highest127%898-8.6%
Robbery crime →1.1%27. highest105%5114.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%40. highest44%336-24.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%45. highest94%33416.4%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%18. lowest52%220-7.9%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 162% of national crime rate which puts Dartford on 18. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 8.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 3.9k cases and has decreased by 4% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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