VIOLENT and sexual offences are by far the most commonly reported in Southampton.

Latest police data shows there were 2,000 crimes reported in the city during August.

Roughly 39% of these were related to violent and sexual incidents (774).

In total there were 306 anti-social behaviour incidents; 238 public order cases; 172 criminal damage and arson; 76 burglaries; 104 other thefts; 131 vehicle crimes; 36 drug related incidents; 47 cases of shoplifting; 36 bicycle thefts; 25 in the category of possessing weapons; 12 robberies; 9 thefts from a person; and 34 'other crimes'.

The order of these categories from most to least looks fairly similar to July's figures.

However, there were only 17,466 crimes reported in July.

The data used to power this map and graph came from, which is the official website that constabularies across England and Wales update regularly.

Southampton-specific data is contained within Hampshire Constabulary's long list which includes Basingstoke, Portsmouth, Test Valley and more.