Isle of Wight crime stats

November 2023

Most crimes, 5.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 47.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 120% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 87.7% over the last twelve months.Isle of Wight crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →47.1%14. highest120%5.8k-5.9%
Public order crime →12.0%12. highest130%1.5k-13.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →10.2%10. lowest58%1.3k-27.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.8%26. lowest100%1.1k-1.6%
Other theft crime →5.7%8. lowest63%700-4.1%
Shoplifting crime →5.5%13. lowest76%67487.7%
Drugs crime →3.2%13. highest106%396-9.0%
Burglary crime →2.0%3. lowest43%252-6.3%
Vehicle crime →1.8%6. lowest25%2175.3%
Other crime →1.5%9. lowest74%184-13.2%
Possession of weapons crime →1.2%10. highest126%1544.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%14. lowest22%595.4%
Robbery crime →0.3%7. lowest19%33-15.4%
Bicycle theft crime →0.2%3. lowest13%20-28.6%
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 130% of national crime rate which puts Isle of Wight on 12. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 12.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 1.5k cases and has decreased by 13.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of October 2022 - September 2023.

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