Taunton crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 12.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 42.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 111% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 26.0% over the last twelve months.Taunton crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →42.8%34. highest111%12.3k7.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →14.5%34. lowest84%4.1k-3.0%
Public order crime →9.5%25. highest112%2.7k-21.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.2%43. lowest95%2.4k-3.1%
Shoplifting crime →7.6%48. highest96%2.2k19.6%
Other theft crime →5.9%11. lowest67%1.7k-2.3%
Burglary crime →3.4%22. lowest73%9778.1%
Vehicle crime →2.8%14. lowest41%807-4.7%
Other crime →1.6%36. lowest79%453-8.3%
Drugs crime →1.2%3. lowest39%330-9.8%
Bicycle theft crime →1.0%43. lowest79%273-41.2%
Robbery crime →0.8%42. lowest55%21826.0%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%15. lowest58%16610.7%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%4. lowest13%80-2.4%
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 112% of national crime rate which puts Taunton on 25. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 9.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 2.7k cases and has decreased by 21.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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