Swansea crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 23.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 94% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 26.3% over the last twelve months.Swansea crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.0%36. lowest94%23.9k-16.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.4%39. lowest86%9.8k-0.8%
Public order crime →10.5%26. highest111%6.3k-22.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.7%36. lowest90%5.2k-17.9%
Shoplifting crime →6.8%20. lowest79%4.1k26.3%
Other theft crime →6.0%9. lowest62%3.6k-7.9%
Vehicle crime →2.8%9. lowest37%1.7k-11.3%
Drugs crime →2.7%36. lowest82%1.6k-23.8%
Burglary crime →2.5%2. lowest49%1.5k-20.2%
Other crime →1.5%20. lowest70%917-15.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%17. lowest59%3918.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%33. lowest27%3853.2%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%11. lowest46%3691.9%
Robbery crime →0.2%2. lowest16%144-1.4%
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 111% of national crime rate which puts Swansea on 26. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 10.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 6.3k cases and has decreased by 22.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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