South West crime stats

December 2023

Most crimes, 113k crimes were violent crimes which is 35.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 61% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 7.2% over the last twelve months.South West crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (9 regions)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →35.2%1. lowest61%113k-32.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →18.1%1. lowest71%57.9k-38.4%
Public order crime →8.8%1. lowest65%28.2k-30.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.2%1. lowest63%26.3k-36.3%
Shoplifting crime →7.4%1. lowest68%23.7k7.2%
Other theft crime →6.8%1. lowest51%21.8k-25.8%
Vehicle crime →5.1%1. lowest48%16.3k-18.0%
Burglary crime →3.9%1. lowest55%12.5k-27.3%
Other crime →1.5%1. lowest51%4.9k-31.3%
Drugs crime →1.5%1. lowest33%4.8k-46.8%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%1. lowest69%4.1k-28.8%
Robbery crime →0.8%2. lowest41%2.7k-6.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%1. lowest21%2.2k-10.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%1. lowest42%2.0k-30.7%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 71% of national crime rate which puts South West on 1. position out of 9 England's and Wales' regions in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 18.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 57.9k cases and has decreased by 38.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023.

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