Gwent crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 24.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 127% of national crime rate. Criminal damage and arson crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 315.2% over the last twelve months.Gwent crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.3%7. highest127%24.8k2.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.4%6. highest143%12.6k15.6%
Public order crime →12.1%3. highest182%7.8k-23.5%
Shoplifting crime →5.9%25. lowest96%3.8k33.7%
Other theft crime →5.8%26. highest86%3.8k-0.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →5.1%5. lowest75%3.3k315.2%
Vehicle crime →4.7%19. highest89%3.1k33.2%
Other crime →2.3%5. highest149%1.5k3.6%
Burglary crime →2.2%9. lowest61%1.4k-19.1%
Drugs crime →2.2%21. highest93%1.4k4.0%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%24. lowest91%46336.6%
Robbery crime →0.5%20. lowest43%303-12.7%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%11. lowest48%2929.4%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%15. lowest22%234-6.0%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 182% of national crime rate which puts Gwent on 3. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 12.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 7.8k cases and has decreased by 23.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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