Wiltshire crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 17.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 78% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 26.1% over the last twelve months.Wiltshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.2%5. lowest78%17.6k-7.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →21.3%17. highest109%10.9k-14.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.9%16. lowest90%4.6k-7.3%
Shoplifting crime →7.9%19. lowest89%4.1k24.6%
Public order crime →7.3%9. lowest76%3.8k-8.8%
Other theft crime →5.8%3. lowest59%3.0k-11.5%
Vehicle crime →4.4%19. lowest57%2.2k-1.2%
Burglary crime →3.2%10. lowest61%1.7k-9.4%
Drugs crime →2.0%7. lowest58%1.0k-10.1%
Other crime →1.6%7. lowest70%820-11.1%
Bicycle theft crime →1.2%22. highest90%627-10.4%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%15. lowest75%43817.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%20. highest34%42026.1%
Robbery crime →0.6%17. lowest36%287-16.3%
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 109% of national crime rate which puts Wiltshire on 17. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 21.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 10.9k cases and has decreased by 14% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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