Torquay crime stats

The overall crime rate in Torquay postcode area is 73 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 6.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 73% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 48.1% over the last twelve months.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 106% of national crime rate which puts Torquay on 41. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 22.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 4.5k cases and has increased by 3.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Torquay crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.9%11. lowest73%6.9k-4.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →22.9%41. highest106%4.5k3.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.5%41. lowest91%1.9k11.9%
Other theft crime →7.3%15. lowest68%1.4k29.6%
Shoplifting crime →6.1%10. lowest59%1.2k48.1%
Public order crime →4.7%5. lowest46%940-14.2%
Vehicle crime →3.9%21. lowest46%7758.4%
Drugs crime →3.2%45. lowest86%64213.0%
Burglary crime →2.9%7. lowest49%56618.9%
Other crime →1.9%30. lowest72%36914.6%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%50. highest89%22229.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%23. lowest20%1164.5%
Robbery crime →0.5%16. lowest30%1036.2%
Bicycle theft crime →0.4%5. lowest28%8122.7%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Torquay crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Torquay postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Torquay crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticTorquay postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour16.715.7
Bicycle theft0.31.1
Criminal damage and arson7.07.7
Other crime1.41.9
Other theft5.37.8
Possession of weapons0.80.9
Public order3.57.4
Theft from the person0.42.1
Vehicle crime2.96.2
Violent crime25.535.1

Torquay crime rate comparison map

Torquay crime rate comparison map

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