Somerset crime stats

The overall crime rate in Somerset county is 91.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 33.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 105% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 46.5% over the last twelve months.The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 116% of national crime rate which puts Somerset on 15. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 9.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 7.7k cases and has decreased by 10.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Somerset crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.6%21. highest105%33.1k18.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.0%22. lowest81%11.4k-2.7%
Public order crime →9.5%15. highest116%7.7k-10.1%
Shoplifting crime →9.1%19. highest109%7.4k46.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.8%20. lowest93%6.4k2.0%
Other theft crime →6.3%14. lowest74%5.2k3.2%
Vehicle crime →3.9%20. lowest57%3.2k15.4%
Burglary crime →3.4%16. lowest73%2.8k1.9%
Other crime →1.5%11. lowest73%1.2k11.4%
Drugs crime →1.1%1. lowest37%906-3.3%
Robbery crime →0.8%20. highest60%68545.4%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%18. lowest66%636-26.5%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%5. lowest55%4569.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.5%23. lowest22%425-8.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Somerset crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Somerset county to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Somerset crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSomerset county crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour12.815.7
Bicycle theft0.71.1
Criminal damage and arson7.17.7
Other crime1.41.9
Other theft5.87.8
Possession of weapons0.50.9
Public order8.67.4
Theft from the person0.52.1
Vehicle crime3.56.2
Violent crime37.035.1

Somerset crime rate comparison map

Somerset crime rate comparison map

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