During 2021, England & Wales's police forces received 299,569 crime reports about vehicle crime. This is a decrease of 13% from 2020's figure of 339,370 reports of vehicle crime, giving an overall crime rate of 5 per 1,000 people in 2021 and a rate of 6 per 1,000 people for 2020.
The most dangeroues cities for vehicle crime are Haringey, Enfield, and Ealing, with crime rates of 19, 17, and 13 per 1,000 residents respectively. The most dangerous region for vehicle crime is London, which recorded a vehicle crime rate of 11 offences per 1,000 people in 2021. The second most dangerous area for vehicle crime is Bristol, with a crime rate of 9, followed by South Yorkshire in third, with a vehicle crime rate of 7 per 1,000 residents.
The safest area in England and Wales for vehicle crime is Milton Keynes, which had a crime rate of 1.4 in 2021. Next safest is Plymouth, followed by Norwich in third place, with crime rates per 1,000 residents of 1.7 and 2.3 respectively.
|5||Hammersmith and Fulham||12.70|
|9||Kingston upon Hull||4.12|
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Last updated: 22 Mar 2021