Hertfordshire crime stats

December 2023

Most crimes, 28.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 27.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 76% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 34.5% over the last twelve months.Hertfordshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →27.9%5. lowest76%28.6k-5.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →24.7%5. highest152%25.3k3.9%
Other theft crime →8.9%8. highest104%9.1k3.3%
Shoplifting crime →8.1%19. highest116%8.3k34.5%
Vehicle crime →7.5%13. highest112%7.7k0.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.2%14. lowest87%7.4k-3.6%
Public order crime →4.4%3. lowest51%4.5k-13.6%
Burglary crime →3.7%24. lowest82%3.8k5.5%
Drugs crime →2.1%21. lowest75%2.2k-7.9%
Bicycle theft crime →1.5%10. highest126%1.5k4.6%
Other crime →1.5%14. lowest77%1.5k3.8%
Theft from the person crime →1.1%10. highest52%1.1k-12.5%
Robbery crime →0.7%23. highest55%74517.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%14. lowest74%7156.2%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 152% 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 24.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 25.3k cases and has increased by 3.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023.

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