Worcester crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 9.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 91% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 29.5% over the last twelve months.Worcester crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.9%33. lowest91%9.2k-12.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.8%47. highest101%4.5k-18.7%
Shoplifting crime →9.5%18. highest126%2.6k29.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.0%44. lowest95%2.2k-8.5%
Public order crime →7.6%47. lowest93%2.1k-17.5%
Other theft crime →6.9%28. lowest83%1.9k-13.8%
Burglary crime →5.5%26. highest122%1.5k2.4%
Vehicle crime →4.7%32. lowest72%1.3k-10.6%
Drugs crime →2.1%28. lowest74%5712.0%
Other crime →1.9%45. highest99%51316.9%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%25. highest114%35717.8%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%46. highest93%243-3.2%
Robbery crime →0.5%25. lowest42%149-16.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%14. lowest16%92-44.2%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 126% of national crime rate which puts Worcester on 18. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 2.6k cases and has increased by 29.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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