Shrewsbury crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 9.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 79% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 42.3% over the last twelve months.Shrewsbury crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →39.0%16. lowest79%9.4k-17.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.4%22. lowest70%3.7k-19.8%
Shoplifting crime →9.6%46. lowest96%2.3k42.3%
Public order crime →8.7%25. lowest80%2.1k-24.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.1%11. lowest73%2.0k-18.8%
Other theft crime →6.4%6. lowest58%1.6k-20.9%
Burglary crime →3.8%12. lowest64%919-16.7%
Drugs crime →2.5%15. lowest66%605-19.5%
Vehicle crime →2.3%5. lowest27%565-19.1%
Other crime →1.8%23. lowest72%443-11.6%
Possession of weapons crime →1.0%35. lowest77%240-4.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%5. lowest35%129-34.2%
Robbery crime →0.5%10. lowest26%1129.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%9. lowest14%95-16.7%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
For details, click on the crime name with '→'

The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 96% of national crime rate which puts Shrewsbury on 46. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 2.3k cases and has increased by 42.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

Other reports for Shrewsbury postcode area

energy costs

home features

population statistics

salary and unemployment

property prices

home energy efficiency