Tyne and Wear crime stats

November 2023

Most crimes, 51.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.3% 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 62.9% over the last twelve months.Tyne and Wear crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →31.3%11. highest122%51.8k3.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →21.8%2. highest188%36.1k1.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.9%2. highest170%16.3k-3.4%
Public order crime →7.7%13. highest127%12.7k-6.7%
Shoplifting crime →7.4%6. highest157%12.3k62.9%
Other theft crime →6.8%4. highest114%11.2k2.7%
Vehicle crime →5.3%13. highest112%8.7k15.7%
Burglary crime →3.2%14. highest103%5.4k-11.6%
Other crime →1.8%6. highest138%3.0k7.4%
Drugs crime →1.8%22. highest89%2.9k18.2%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%18. highest97%1.4k-21.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%14. highest118%1.3k22.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%11. highest51%1.2k13.5%
Robbery crime →0.6%11. highest69%1.0k34.9%
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 188% of national crime rate which puts Tyne and Wear on 2. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 21.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 36.1k cases and has increased by 1.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of October 2022 - September 2023.

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