West Sussex crime stats

April 2021 - March 2022

Most crimes, 23.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 79% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 45.9% over the last twelve months.West Sussex crime statistics
The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 136% of national crime rate which puts West Sussex on 9. position out of 53 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 6.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 4.8k cases and has increased by 45.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of April 2021 - March 2022.

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Shoplifting crime

136%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

6.6%

of all crimes

4.8k

crimes committed

45.9%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

123%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

1.0%

of all crimes

743

crimes committed

-3.0%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

97%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

1.3%

of all crimes

981

crimes committed

-0.8%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

95%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

21.9%

of all crimes

16.1k

crimes committed

-35.4%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

95%

of national crime rate

21.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

8.7%

of all crimes

6.4k

crimes committed

8.5%

annual change

Public order crime

91%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

9.3%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

21.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

88%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

6.7%

of all crimes

4.9k

crimes committed

32.8%

annual change

Other crime

87%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

1.7%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

-8.7%

annual change

Violent crime

79%

of national crime rate

8.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

31.8%

of all crimes

23.3k

crimes committed

12.5%

annual change

Drugs crime

76%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

2.3%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

-33.3%

annual change

Vehicle crime

76%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

4.8%

of all crimes

3.5k

crimes committed

9.4%

annual change

Burglary crime

61%

of national crime rate

9.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

2.8%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-10.1%

annual change

Robbery crime

41%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 53 counties

0.5%

of all crimes

339

crimes committed

8.0%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

36%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 53 counties

0.5%

of all crimes

402

crimes committed

45.1%

annual change

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