Somerset crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 30.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 97% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 37.9% over the last twelve months.Somerset crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →39.2%21. lowest97%30.7k8.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.8%21. lowest81%11.5k-3.3%
Public order crime →9.8%20. highest109%7.6k-16.5%
Shoplifting crime →8.6%22. highest104%6.7k37.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.2%17. lowest90%6.4k0.1%
Other theft crime →6.4%9. lowest70%5.0k-0.4%
Vehicle crime →4.0%18. lowest56%3.1k10.2%
Burglary crime →3.6%15. lowest73%2.8k-1.9%
Other crime →1.4%6. lowest69%1.1k-3.8%
Drugs crime →1.2%1. lowest38%918-2.7%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%15. lowest65%642-31.4%
Robbery crime →0.8%26. highest55%61832.6%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%24. highest30%53023.5%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%4. lowest55%45010.0%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 109% of national crime rate which puts Somerset on 20. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 9.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 7.6k cases and has decreased by 16.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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