Tyne and Wear crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 51.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 122% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 53.1% over the last twelve months.Tyne and Wear crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →31.6%11. highest122%51.4k2.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →21.9%2. highest189%35.6k0.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.5%2. highest162%15.4k-7.5%
Shoplifting crime →8.1%6. highest154%13.2k53.1%
Public order crime →7.4%13. highest129%12.0k-8.7%
Other theft crime →6.5%5. highest111%10.6k-7.6%
Vehicle crime →4.9%14. highest108%8.0k-7.7%
Burglary crime →3.2%15. highest101%5.2k-10.0%
Drugs crime →1.9%20. highest95%3.1k22.7%
Other crime →1.9%7. highest138%3.0k2.3%
Bicycle theft crime →0.9%16. highest106%1.4k-12.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%13. highest119%1.3k16.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%9. highest52%1.2k12.9%
Robbery crime →0.7%9. highest76%1.1k37.3%
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 189% of national crime rate which puts Tyne and Wear on 2. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 21.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 35.6k cases and has decreased by 0% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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