Reading crime stats

April 2021 - March 2022

Most crimes, 25.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 87% of national crime rate. Public order crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 68.6% 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 112% of national crime rate which puts Reading on 27. position out of 94 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 1.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.1k cases and has decreased by 12.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of April 2021 - March 2022.

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Bicycle theft crime

112%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

-12.7%

annual change

Public order crime

106%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

12.0%

of all crimes

7.8k

crimes committed

68.6%

annual change

Violent crime

87%

of national crime rate

30.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

38.7%

of all crimes

25.3k

crimes committed

24.1%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

84%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

8.5%

of all crimes

5.6k

crimes committed

6.0%

annual change

Other theft crime

84%

of national crime rate

29.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

7.0%

of all crimes

4.6k

crimes committed

26.3%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

81%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

484

crimes committed

-10.7%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

81%

of national crime rate

27.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

4.3%

of all crimes

2.8k

crimes committed

28.1%

annual change

Drugs crime

78%

of national crime rate

37.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

2.6%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

-19.6%

annual change

Burglary crime

76%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.8%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

-5.6%

annual change

Vehicle crime

72%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

5.0%

of all crimes

3.3k

crimes committed

-6.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

71%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.2%

of all crimes

784

crimes committed

36.6%

annual change

Other crime

66%

of national crime rate

16.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.4%

of all crimes

917

crimes committed

-6.8%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

49%

of national crime rate

5.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

12.4%

of all crimes

8.1k

crimes committed

-15.9%

annual change

Robbery crime

45%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

366

crimes committed

-13.9%

annual change

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