South East crime stats

November 2023

Most crimes, 313k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 104% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 40.3% over the last twelve months.South East crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (9 regions)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.6%4. lowest104%313k-4.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →12.1%3. lowest74%101k-13.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.7%5. highest106%72.3k-4.9%
Public order crime →8.5%4. lowest100%70.9k-15.9%
Other theft crime →7.5%3. lowest90%62.4k2.2%
Shoplifting crime →7.3%4. highest110%61.0k40.3%
Vehicle crime →6.1%4. lowest92%50.8k8.8%
Burglary crime →3.6%3. lowest81%29.8k-4.2%
Drugs crime →2.6%5. highest93%21.6k12.2%
Other crime →1.9%4. lowest104%16.2k7.1%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%2. highest117%11.6k-12.9%
Possession of weapons crime →1.0%5. highest110%8.4k19.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.9%4. highest45%7.4k3.9%
Robbery crime →0.7%3. lowest51%5.5k6.4%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "bicycle theft crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Bicycle theft crime" rate is at 117% of national crime rate which puts South East on 2. position out of 9 England's and Wales' regions in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 1.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 11.6k cases and has decreased by 12.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of October 2022 - September 2023.

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