Worcestershire crime stats

December 2023

Most crimes, 21.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 35.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 104% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 44.0% over the last twelve months.Worcestershire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →35.6%25. highest104%21.6k-9.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.8%21. highest105%9.6k-20.8%
Shoplifting crime →8.4%11. highest131%5.1k44.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%26. highest103%4.8k-8.3%
Public order crime →7.6%22. lowest96%4.6k-15.5%
Other theft crime →7.2%21. highest91%4.4k-0.1%
Vehicle crime →5.6%19. highest90%3.4k-1.6%
Burglary crime →5.3%7. highest126%3.2k9.1%
Drugs crime →1.9%19. lowest71%1.1k5.3%
Other crime →1.7%27. lowest98%1.1k10.6%
Possession of weapons crime →1.0%16. highest117%6130.8%
Robbery crime →0.8%16. highest63%465-2.7%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%19. lowest69%46211.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%13. lowest21%242-13.6%
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 131% of national crime rate which puts Worcestershire on 11. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 8.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 5.1k cases and has increased by 44.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023.

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