Kingston upon Thames crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 12.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 28.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 68% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 58.1% over the last twelve months.Kingston upon Thames crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →28.6%3. lowest68%12.2k1.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →17.1%41. lowest92%7.3k-15.7%
Other theft crime →9.0%48. highest93%3.8k-2.6%
Vehicle crime →8.9%32. highest117%3.8k14.0%
Public order crime →7.7%23. lowest80%3.3k-4.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →6.9%10. lowest73%2.9k-2.3%
Shoplifting crime →5.6%10. lowest67%2.4k58.1%
Burglary crime →4.9%47. lowest94%2.1k3.2%
Drugs crime →3.8%30. highest119%1.6k-1.8%
Bicycle theft crime →3.0%6. highest225%1.3k-1.4%
Theft from the person crime →1.7%24. highest69%713-10.8%
Other crime →1.4%13. lowest65%5963.8%
Robbery crime →0.8%38. lowest53%347-0.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%13. lowest58%2659.5%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "bicycle theft crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Bicycle theft crime" rate is at 225% of national crime rate which puts Kingston upon Thames on 6. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 3.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.3k cases and has decreased by 1.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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