Peterborough crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 33.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 107% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 20.6% over the last twelve months.Peterborough crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.6%38. highest107%33.1k-6.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.2%43. lowest95%13.0k0.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.7%35. highest108%7.5k-5.3%
Public order crime →7.5%47. highest95%6.4k-18.2%
Other theft crime →6.7%27. lowest83%5.7k-12.9%
Shoplifting crime →6.6%34. lowest90%5.6k20.4%
Vehicle crime →4.2%27. lowest66%3.6k-10.8%
Burglary crime →3.8%38. lowest88%3.3k-14.6%
Drugs crime →2.7%42. highest99%2.3k-1.6%
Other crime →2.4%23. highest131%2.1k-2.1%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%26. highest114%1.1k-21.9%
Possession of weapons crime →1.2%19. highest128%1.0k20.6%
Robbery crime →0.6%32. lowest49%533-5.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%35. lowest28%484-2.0%
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 131% of national crime rate which puts Peterborough on 23. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 2.1k cases and has decreased by 2.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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