Powys crime stats

April 2024

The overall crime rate in Powys county is 59.9 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 3.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 44.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 75% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 44.0% over the last twelve months.Powys crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →44.6%4. lowest75%3.3k-35.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.9%10. lowest60%1.2k9.3%
Public order crime →10.8%14. lowest83%801-42.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.3%1. lowest63%615-39.5%
Other theft crime →5.8%1. lowest44%431-39.5%
Drugs crime →3.2%13. lowest70%237-41.3%
Shoplifting crime →3.1%2. lowest26%232-25.6%
Burglary crime →3.0%1. lowest42%222-33.7%
Other crime →1.7%2. lowest57%129-43.7%
Vehicle crime →1.4%1. lowest14%104-31.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%5. lowest56%64-19.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%9. lowest15%3644.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.4%4. lowest23%32-46.7%
Robbery crime →0.2%3. lowest10%1614.3%
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 83% of national crime rate which puts Powys on 14. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 10.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 801 cases and has decreased by 42% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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