Staffordshire crime stats

April 2024

The overall crime rate in Staffordshire county is 96.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 43.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 113% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 18.5% over the last twelve months.Staffordshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →41.7%18. highest113%43.1k-6.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime →13.8%23. lowest84%14.3k-27.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%22. lowest95%8.2k-12.4%
Public order crime →7.6%22. lowest93%7.8k-3.5%
Other theft crime →6.9%24. lowest83%7.1k-14.7%
Shoplifting crime →6.0%14. lowest80%6.2k7.3%
Vehicle crime →5.3%24. highest81%5.4k-11.1%
Burglary crime →4.4%16. highest100%4.6k3.4%
Other crime →1.6%19. lowest86%1.7k-19.4%
Drugs crime →1.6%6. lowest57%1.7k-26.0%
Possession of weapons crime →1.0%25. highest103%1.0k18.5%
Bicycle theft crime →0.9%26. lowest80%947-14.1%
Robbery crime →0.8%16. highest63%855-11.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%11. lowest17%369-32.8%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "violent crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Violent crime" rate is at 113% of national crime rate which puts Staffordshire on 18. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 41.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 43.1k cases and has decreased by 6.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

Staffordshire crime rate comparison map

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Staffordshire crime rate comparison map

Staffordshire crime rate by crime statistic

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

Staffordshire crime rate by crime statistic

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