Crime Statistics Comparison


 

Comparison of 2019 (Jan - Apr) and 2018 (Jan - Apr) Crime Situation

2018
(Jan - Apr)
2019
(Jan - Apr)
2019 (Jan - Apr) Compared
with 2018 (Jan - Apr)
Numerical
Percentage
1. Overall Crime 17 280 16 980 -   300 -   1.7
2. Violent Crime 2 780 2 682 -   98 -   3.5
3. Homicide (1)  10  7 -   3 -   30.0
4. All Robberies (1), including :  59  29 -   30 -   50.8
  -  Robbery with Firearms - -   - -
  -  Robbery with Arms (Stun Guns) - -   - -
  -  Robbery with Pistol Like Object  2  1 -   1 -   50.0
  -  Bank Robbery  1  1   0 0
  -  Goldsmith/Watch Shop Robberies  2  1 -   1 -   50.0
5. Burglary   506  527 +   21 +   4.2
6. Wounding and Serious Assault (1) 1 482 1 396 -   86 -   5.8
  -  Wounding  344  296 -   48 -   14.0
  -  Serious Assault 1 138 1 100 -   38 -   3.3
7. Serious Drug Offences  458  438 -   20 -   4.4
8. Criminal Intimidation (1)  467  438 -   29 -   6.2
9. Blackmail (1)  163  152 -   11 -   6.7
10. Arson (1)  98  113 +   15 +   15.3
11. Rape (1)  13  20 +   7 +   53.8
12. Indecent Assault (1)  331  370 +   39 +   11.8
13. All Thefts, including : 7 119 6 579 -   540 -   7.6
  -  Snatching  36  42 +   6 +   16.7
  -  Pickpocketing  295  192 -   103 -   34.9
  -  Shop Theft 2 779 2 369 -   410 -   14.8
  -  Theft from Vehicle  248  288 +   40 +   16.1
  -  Miscellaneous Thefts 3 491 3 432 -   59 -   1.7
  -  Missing Motor Vehicles (141) (138) -   3 -   2.1
14. Deception 2 429 2 572 +   143 +   5.9
15. Criminal Damage 1 591 1 659 +   68 +   4.3
16. Triad-related Crimes  477  558 +   81 +   17.0
17. Domestic Violence Crimes  439  442 +   3 +   0.7
18. Persons Arrested for Crime  
  -  Juveniles (aged 10 - 15)   362  286 -   76 -   21.0
  -  Young Persons (aged 16 - 20)  616  521 -   95 -   15.4
  -  Mainland Illegal Immigrants   13  17 +   4 +   30.8
  -  Visitors (Mainland)  522  614 +   92 +   17.6
  -  Visitors (Others)  657  515 -   142 -   21.6

Note :

  1. Belongs to a type of violent crime.