Herefordshire crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 5.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 84% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 12.5% over the last twelve months.Herefordshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.2%8. lowest84%5.3k-11.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.3%19. lowest76%2.2k-20.1%
Other theft crime →8.3%16. lowest78%1.1k-4.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.6%4. lowest70%1.0k-8.1%
Public order crime →7.1%5. lowest68%941-28.3%
Shoplifting crime →6.4%6. lowest66%84310.6%
Burglary crime →5.0%26. highest86%659-13.1%
Drugs crime →2.4%11. lowest66%32211.4%
Vehicle crime →2.3%5. lowest27%299-24.3%
Other crime →1.8%10. lowest74%241-6.9%
Possession of weapons crime →1.0%17. lowest77%12612.5%
Bicycle theft crime →0.9%14. lowest62%122-17.0%
Robbery crime →0.4%9. lowest25%56-16.4%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%4. lowest11%40-24.5%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "burglary crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Burglary crime" rate is at 86% of national crime rate which puts Herefordshire on 26. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Burglary crime" makes up 5.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "burglary crime" is 659 cases and has decreased by 13.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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