Rochester crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 29.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 145% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 30.1% over the last twelve months.Rochester crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.2%7. highest145%29.1k-7.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.1%27. highest121%10.9k2.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.8%6. highest156%7.1k-5.7%
Shoplifting crime →7.1%20. highest125%5.1k19.5%
Other theft crime →6.7%28. highest107%4.8k-9.0%
Public order crime →5.7%46. lowest93%4.1k-12.5%
Vehicle crime →4.9%43. highest100%3.5k3.1%
Burglary crime →3.1%43. lowest92%2.2k7.5%
Other crime →3.0%6. highest205%2.1k-5.5%
Drugs crime →2.2%39. highest102%1.6k6.4%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%22. highest124%64930.1%
Robbery crime →0.6%46. lowest61%435-5.2%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%25. lowest59%370-8.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%39. lowest32%3533.5%
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 205% of national crime rate which puts Rochester on 6. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 3.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 2.1k cases and has decreased by 5.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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