Kent crime stats

April 2024

The overall crime rate in Kent county is 118.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 76.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 131% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 27.6% over the last twelve months.Kent crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →39.4%5. highest131%76.5k-5.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.5%18. highest108%28.2k1.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.9%3. highest146%19.2k-4.2%
Shoplifting crime →7.6%13. highest125%14.8k20.5%
Other theft crime →6.9%10. highest102%13.4k-8.2%
Public order crime →5.5%15. lowest84%10.8k-14.1%
Vehicle crime →4.9%18. highest92%9.4k-2.8%
Burglary crime →3.2%25. highest89%6.2k-6.3%
Other crime →2.7%4. highest176%5.3k-3.3%
Drugs crime →2.7%10. highest115%5.2k12.2%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%17. highest115%1.7k27.6%
Bicycle theft crime →0.7%18. lowest72%1.3k-5.0%
Robbery crime →0.6%23. highest56%1.2k-11.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%21. highest33%1.1k-4.8%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "other crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Other crime" rate is at 176% of national crime rate which puts Kent on 4. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 5.3k cases and has decreased by 3.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

Kent crime rate comparison map

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Kent crime rate comparison map

Kent crime rate by crime statistic

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

Kent crime rate by crime statistic

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