Crime Statistics Comparison


 

Comparison of Jan-Aug 2020 and Jan-Aug 2019 Crime Situation

Jan-Aug
2019
Jan-Aug
2020
Jan-Aug 2020 Compared
with Jan-Aug 2019
Numerical
Percentage
1. Overall Crime 34 094 42 526 +  8 432 +   24.7
2. Violent Crime 5 484 6 183 +   699 +   12.7
3. Homicide (1)  14  11 -   3 -   21.4
4. All Robberies (1), including :  73  214 +   141 +   193.2
  -  Robbery with Firearms - -   - -
  -  Robbery with Arms (Stun Guns) -  1 +   1 -
  -  Robbery with Pistol Like Object  1  5 +   4 +   400.0
  -  Bank Robbery  1 - -   1 -   100.0
  -  Goldsmith/Watch Shop Robberies  4  10 +   6 +   150.0
5. Burglary  1 138 1 457 +   319 +   28.0
6. Wounding and Serious Assault (1) 2 903 3 198 +   295 +   10.2
  -  Wounding  614  753 +   139 +   22.6
  -  Serious Assault 2 289 2 445 +   156 +   6.8
7. Serious Drug Offences  636  666 +   30 +   4.7
8. Criminal Intimidation (1)  811  891 +   80 +   9.9
9. Blackmail (1)  314  743 +   429 +   136.6
10. Arson (1)  232  354 +   122 +   52.6
11. Rape (1)  35  31 -   4 -   11.4
12. Indecent Assault (1)  747  414 -   333 -   44.6
13. All Thefts, including : 13 227 13 920 +   693 +   5.2
  -  Snatching  83  113 +   30 +   36.1
  -  Pickpocketing  307  307   0 0
  -  Shop Theft 4 775 5 147 +   372 +   7.8
  -  Theft from Vehicle  633  994 +   361 +   57.0
  -  Miscellaneous Thefts 6 896 6 534 -   362 -   5.2
  -  Missing Motor Vehicles (278) (649) +   371 +   133.5
14. Deception 5 234 10 534 +  5 300 +   101.3
15. Criminal Damage 3 447 4 381 +   934 +   27.1
16. Triad-related Crimes  983  993 +   10 +   1.0
17. Domestic Violence Crimes  797  724 -   73 -   9.2
18. Persons Arrested for Crime  
  -  Juveniles (aged 10 - 15)   530  897 +   367 +   69.2
  -  Young Persons (aged 16 - 20) 1 104 2 040 +   936 +   84.8
  -  Mainland Illegal Immigrants   35  28 -   7 -   20.0
  -  Visitors (Mainland) 1 060  285 -   775 -   73.1
  -  Visitors (Others)  863  683 -   180 -   20.9

Note :

  • (1) Belongs to a type of violent crime.