Kent crime stats

November 2023

Most crimes, 77.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 132% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 33.5% over the last twelve months.Kent crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →39.5%5. highest132%77.7k-9.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.4%19. highest107%28.3k-2.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.9%5. highest146%19.4k-8.6%
Shoplifting crime →7.1%11. highest130%14.0k19.0%
Other theft crime →7.1%9. highest104%14.0k-0.5%
Public order crime →5.8%13. lowest82%11.4k-15.1%
Vehicle crime →4.8%20. highest88%9.4k-4.0%
Burglary crime →3.1%27. lowest86%6.2k-11.5%
Other crime →2.8%4. highest183%5.6k2.0%
Drugs crime →2.7%7. highest119%5.4k33.5%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%22. highest107%1.6k11.8%
Bicycle theft crime →0.7%20. lowest71%1.4k0.4%
Robbery crime →0.6%23. highest57%1.2k-14.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%21. highest33%1.1k2.8%
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 183% of national crime rate which puts Kent on 4. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 5.6k cases and has increased by 2.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of October 2022 - September 2023.

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