Worcester crime stats

The overall crime rate in Worcester postcode area is 93.6 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 9.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 92% of national crime rate. Bicycle theft crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 19.7% over the last twelve months.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 120% of national crime rate which puts Worcester on 25. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 2.6k cases and has increased by 15.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Worcester crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →34.4%39. lowest92%9.2k-9.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.6%47. highest99%4.4k-17.2%
Shoplifting crime →9.7%25. highest120%2.6k15.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.0%49. lowest97%2.1k-11.1%
Public order crime →7.2%44. lowest91%1.9k-20.7%
Other theft crime →6.6%26. lowest79%1.8k-17.2%
Burglary crime →5.1%34. highest113%1.4k-8.4%
Vehicle crime →4.9%41. lowest74%1.3k-3.7%
Drugs crime →2.1%29. lowest71%548-1.4%
Other crime →2.0%44. highest100%53412.4%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%23. highest119%36519.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%44. highest93%244-5.8%
Robbery crime →0.6%28. lowest42%151-13.2%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%17. lowest16%95-36.2%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Worcester crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Worcester postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Worcester crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticWorcester postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour15.615.7
Bicycle theft1.31.1
Criminal damage and arson7.57.7
Other crime1.91.9
Other theft6.27.8
Possession of weapons0.90.9
Public order6.87.4
Theft from the person0.32.1
Vehicle crime4.66.2
Violent crime32.235.1

Worcester crime rate comparison map

Worcester crime rate comparison map

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