Shropshire crime stats

December 2023

Most crimes, 15.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 102% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 37.8% over the last twelve months.Shropshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.6%27. lowest102%15.7k-8.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.6%22. highest102%6.9k-21.1%
Shoplifting crime →9.0%12. highest130%3.8k37.8%
Public order crime →8.0%20. lowest93%3.4k-2.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%22. lowest95%3.3k-1.5%
Other theft crime →7.0%24. lowest82%2.9k-0.4%
Burglary crime →3.7%25. lowest83%1.6k-7.1%
Vehicle crime →3.4%16. lowest51%1.4k-13.9%
Drugs crime →2.0%18. lowest71%84119.0%
Other crime →1.9%26. highest100%80318.3%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%15. highest119%46419.9%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%13. lowest52%2614.0%
Robbery crime →0.6%20. lowest42%232-7.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%14. lowest22%1886.2%
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 130% of national crime rate which puts Shropshire on 12. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 3.8k cases and has increased by 37.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023.

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