Hertfordshire crime stats

The overall crime rate in Hertfordshire county is 94.5 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 28.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 28.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 76% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 41.3% over the last twelve months.The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 151% of national crime rate which puts Hertfordshire on 5. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 25.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 25.3k cases and has increased by 0.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Hertfordshire crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →28.2%6. lowest76%28.6k-2.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →25.0%5. highest151%25.3k0.8%
Shoplifting crime →8.6%22. highest108%8.7k18.6%
Other theft crime →8.5%8. highest103%8.6k-7.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.0%13. lowest86%7.1k-6.7%
Vehicle crime →7.0%13. highest107%7.1k-11.3%
Public order crime →4.1%3. lowest53%4.2k-11.2%
Burglary crime →3.8%26. highest84%3.8k1.5%
Drugs crime →2.1%19. lowest73%2.1k-1.7%
Other crime →1.6%14. lowest79%1.6k3.3%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%11. highest117%1.4k-12.9%
Theft from the person crime →1.0%12. highest46%1.1k-12.6%
Robbery crime →1.0%11. highest73%99541.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%10. lowest67%664-6.5%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Hertfordshire crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Hertfordshire county to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Hertfordshire crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticHertfordshire county crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour23.615.7
Bicycle theft1.31.1
Criminal damage and arson6.67.7
Other crime1.51.9
Other theft8.17.8
Possession of weapons0.60.9
Public order3.97.4
Theft from the person1.02.1
Vehicle crime6.66.2
Violent crime26.735.1

Hertfordshire crime rate comparison map

Hertfordshire crime rate comparison map

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