Northamptonshire crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 28.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 117% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 26.3% over the last twelve months.Northamptonshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →39.0%15. highest117%28.2k-9.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.0%19. highest107%11.5k-1.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.4%26. highest99%5.4k-12.5%
Other theft crime →6.8%20. highest91%4.9k-11.0%
Shoplifting crime →6.4%24. lowest94%4.6k26.3%
Vehicle crime →5.7%15. highest97%4.1k3.1%
Public order crime →5.2%6. lowest71%3.8k-18.9%
Burglary crime →4.3%13. highest108%3.1k2.5%
Drugs crime →3.2%6. highest124%2.3k10.9%
Other crime →2.2%11. highest128%1.6k-0.1%
Possession of weapons crime →1.3%5. highest148%928-1.5%
Robbery crime →1.1%6. highest96%8225.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%20. lowest75%55912.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%14. lowest21%278-23.6%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "possession of weapons crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Possession of weapons crime" rate is at 148% of national crime rate which puts Northamptonshire on 5. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 928 cases and has decreased by 1.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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