Croydon crime stats

The overall crime rate in Croydon postcode area is 120.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 12.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 29.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 102% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 52.4% over the last twelve months.The category of "robbery crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Robbery crime" rate is at 330% of national crime rate which puts Croydon on 5. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Robbery crime" makes up 3.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "robbery crime" is 1.5k cases and has increased by 10.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Croydon crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →29.8%48. highest102%12.5k0.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.7%14. highest150%8.2k-13.3%
Vehicle crime →9.2%12. highest178%3.8k-13.8%
Other theft crime →7.7%17. highest118%3.2k-14.3%
Shoplifting crime →6.3%45. highest100%2.6k52.4%
Public order crime →5.9%45. highest96%2.5k-3.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime →5.9%43. lowest93%2.5k-10.7%
Burglary crime →4.5%21. highest126%1.9k-10.5%
Drugs crime →3.6%8. highest158%1.5k-15.0%
Robbery crime →3.5%5. highest330%1.5k10.4%
Theft from the person crime →1.8%12. highest99%7395.7%
Other crime →1.0%18. lowest65%425-16.2%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%46. highest92%29713.4%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%24. lowest56%210-7.5%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Croydon crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Croydon postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Croydon crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticCroydon postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour23.615.7
Bicycle theft0.61.1
Criminal damage and arson7.17.7
Other crime1.21.9
Other theft9.27.8
Possession of weapons0.90.9
Public order7.17.4
Theft from the person2.12.1
Vehicle crime11.06.2
Violent crime35.835.1

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Croydon crime rate comparison map

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