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Cambridgeshire Crime Rates and Counts 2015/16

XLS file containing count and rate per 1,000 population of selected crimes, incidents and deliberate fires at ward and district level by financial year. Most data sets start from 2007-08 and cover up to 2013-14. This data shows long term trends and data covering up to the last 6 financial years of the main crimes and displays the counts per ward and the rate of crime per 1,000 residents in each ward across all the wards in Cambridgeshire (apart from Burglary in a dwelling which a rate per 1,000 dwellings). Detailed metadata for each indicator is included on the notes page. Included in this spread sheet, is all the data that is present in the Atlas (, this includes the information for each ward and comparator information e.g data for Cambridgeshire and the other districts.

Further Information

Total Crime

Data shown is for ‘recorded crime’ and is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary, recorded in accordance with the Home Office Counting Rules for Recorded Crime. Total crime does not include anti-social behaviour.

Anti Social Behaviour (ASB)

Data for ASB is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary, recorded in accordance with the National standards for Incident Recording. Anti social behaviour is legally defined as someone acting 'in a manner that caused, or was likely to cause, harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same house hold as himself'”.

Deliberate Fires

Data for deliberate fires is recorded and provided by the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service. A deliberate fire is one started by a person (including arson). Please note that the definition for arson is a fire started maliciously or with intent.

Burglary from Dwellings

Data for burglary from dwellings is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary. The definition for dwelling burglary does not include sheds, garages and outbuildings not integrated into the residential building, for a full definition of Burglary in a dwelling please see the Home Office Counting Rules for Recorded Crime.

Criminal Damage

Data for criminal damage is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary. Damage to vehicles, dwellings, non-dwelling buildings and street furniture are all included in the definition, for a full definition of criminal damage please see the Home Office Counting Rules for Recorded Crime.

Domestic Abuse

Data for domestic abuse incidents is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary.An incident is recorded as domestic abuse when it is identified that the victim and the offender are either partners, ex partners or close family.

Theft of Pedal Cycles

Data for theft of pedal cycle is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary.Theft of a Pedal cycle refers to a person who without having the consent of the owner or other lawful authority, takes a pedal cycle for his own or another's use, or rides a pedal cycle knowing it to have been taken without such authority.

Vehicle Crime

Data for vehicle crime is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary.Vehicle crime includes Aggravated Vehicle taking, Theft from a Vehicle and Theft or Unauthorised Taking of a Motor Vehicle.

Violence against the person

Data for violence against the person is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary.Violence against the person includes crimes such as causing death, endangering a life, being in possession of a weapon and assault.

Violent crime

Data for violent crime is provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary. Violent crime includes All Violence Against a Person, All Sexual Offences and All Robbery.