Reading crime stats

March 2019 - February 2020

Most crimes, 19.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 76% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 20.2% 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 135% 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 5.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

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Bicycle theft crime

135%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.6%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-5.4%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

89%

of national crime rate

39.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

10.8%

of all crimes

6.3k

crimes committed

-2.8%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

79%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

484

crimes committed

-1.8%

annual change

Vehicle crime

77%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.9%

of all crimes

4.7k

crimes committed

-2.3%

annual change

Violent crime

76%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

32.6%

of all crimes

19.1k

crimes committed

9.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

75%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.6%

of all crimes

5.0k

crimes committed

-9.7%

annual change

Burglary crime

75%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.4%

of all crimes

3.8k

crimes committed

-2.4%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

73%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.9%

of all crimes

3.5k

crimes committed

-11.6%

annual change

Drugs crime

72%

of national crime rate

36.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.8%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

1.1%

annual change

Other crime

67%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

904

crimes committed

-17.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

57%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

856

crimes committed

20.2%

annual change

Public order crime

54%

of national crime rate

11.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

3.2k

crimes committed

10.7%

annual change

Robbery crime

49%

of national crime rate

48.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.0%

of all crimes

568

crimes committed

8.6%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

41%

of national crime rate

6.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

12.1%

of all crimes

7.1k

crimes committed

-13.4%

annual change

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