Shropshire crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 15.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 98% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 36.2% over the last twelve months.Shropshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.9%23. lowest98%15.1k-10.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.8%26. lowest91%6.3k-21.8%
Shoplifting crime →9.9%11. highest126%4.0k36.2%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.8%15. lowest90%3.1k-7.0%
Public order crime →7.8%19. lowest91%3.1k-16.1%
Other theft crime →6.9%19. lowest79%2.7k-10.2%
Burglary crime →3.8%20. lowest81%1.5k-7.8%
Vehicle crime →3.2%11. lowest47%1.3k-16.6%
Drugs crime →2.2%16. lowest72%86015.1%
Other crime →2.0%25. lowest97%7783.5%
Possession of weapons crime →1.2%15. highest118%47416.2%
Robbery crime →0.6%19. lowest43%236-5.6%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%7. lowest44%212-29.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%10. lowest17%148-22.9%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 126% of national crime rate which puts Shropshire on 11. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 4.0k cases and has increased by 36.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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