Preston crime stats

The overall crime rate in Preston postcode area is 107.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 18.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 103% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 15.2% over the last twelve months.The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 183% of national crime rate which puts Preston on 8. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 26.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 15.0k cases and has decreased by 0.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Preston crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.9%44. highest103%18.9k-4.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →26.8%8. highest183%15.0k-0.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.6%38. highest105%4.2k-10.2%
Other theft crime →6.1%35. lowest83%3.4k-5.9%
Public order crime →5.6%30. lowest80%3.1k-13.6%
Shoplifting crime →5.5%23. lowest78%3.1k15.2%
Vehicle crime →3.8%29. lowest66%2.1k-3.5%
Burglary crime →3.7%47. lowest92%2.0k-6.9%
Drugs crime →2.3%46. lowest89%1.3k6.4%
Other crime →2.0%32. highest115%1.1k4.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%40. highest102%493-5.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.9%47. highest87%492-25.6%
Robbery crime →0.6%43. lowest53%3528.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%28. lowest22%247-2.4%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Preston crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Preston postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Preston crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticPreston postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour28.715.7
Bicycle theft0.91.1
Criminal damage and arson8.17.7
Other crime2.11.9
Other theft6.57.8
Possession of weapons0.90.9
Public order6.07.4
Theft from the person0.52.1
Vehicle crime4.16.2
Violent crime36.335.1

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Preston crime rate comparison map

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