Wiltshire crime stats

December 2023

Most crimes, 17.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 80% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 38.2% over the last twelve months.Wiltshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.0%6. lowest80%17.9k-5.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →21.7%16. highest115%11.4k-13.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.9%17. lowest92%4.7k-8.5%
Shoplifting crime →7.8%27. lowest97%4.1k38.2%
Public order crime →7.3%9. lowest73%3.8k-8.1%
Other theft crime →5.9%5. lowest60%3.1k-9.4%
Vehicle crime →4.1%18. lowest53%2.2k-1.1%
Burglary crime →3.2%11. lowest61%1.7k-8.5%
Drugs crime →2.0%12. lowest61%1.1k-3.2%
Other crime →1.7%11. lowest76%8828.1%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%19. highest93%674-18.4%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%15. lowest75%4259.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%25. highest30%37917.7%
Robbery crime →0.6%18. lowest38%307-7.0%
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 115% of national crime rate which puts Wiltshire on 16. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 21.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 11.4k cases and has decreased by 13.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023.

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