Reading crime stats

December 2018 - November 2019

Most crimes, 17.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 72% of national crime rate. Public order crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 7.7% over the last twelve months.Reading crime statistics
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 127% of national crime rate which puts Reading on 22. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.5k cases and has decreased by 8.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2018 - November 2019.

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Bicycle theft crime

127%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.6%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-8.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

86%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

10.9%

of all crimes

6.2k

crimes committed

-4.5%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

80%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

499

crimes committed

4.8%

annual change

Vehicle crime

76%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.1%

of all crimes

4.6k

crimes committed

-1.3%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

75%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.3%

of all crimes

3.6k

crimes committed

-8.6%

annual change

Other theft crime

75%

of national crime rate

29.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.1%

of all crimes

5.2k

crimes committed

-5.7%

annual change

Drugs crime

74%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.9%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

3.7%

annual change

Violent crime

72%

of national crime rate

14.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

31.3%

of all crimes

17.9k

crimes committed

7.3%

annual change

Burglary crime

69%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.3%

of all crimes

3.6k

crimes committed

-10.5%

annual change

Other crime

62%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

849

crimes committed

-21.5%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

52%

of national crime rate

43.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.3%

of all crimes

770

crimes committed

-2.8%

annual change

Public order crime

52%

of national crime rate

9.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.3%

of all crimes

3.0k

crimes committed

7.7%

annual change

Robbery crime

45%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

534

crimes committed

5.5%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

41%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

12.5%

of all crimes

7.2k

crimes committed

-21.9%

annual change

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