Reading crime stats

September 2018 - August 2019

Most crimes, 17.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 70% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 13.7% 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 121% of national crime rate which puts Reading on 24. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.5k cases and has decreased by 11.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of September 2018 - August 2019.

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Bicycle theft crime

121%

of national crime rate

24.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.7%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-11.6%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

84%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

11.0%

of all crimes

6.2k

crimes committed

-7.2%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

76%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

472

crimes committed

0.9%

annual change

Drugs crime

75%

of national crime rate

37.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.9%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

-2.4%

annual change

Vehicle crime

75%

of national crime rate

45.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.3%

of all crimes

4.7k

crimes committed

0.4%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

74%

of national crime rate

15.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.3%

of all crimes

3.6k

crimes committed

-11.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

73%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.2%

of all crimes

5.2k

crimes committed

-8.8%

annual change

Violent crime

70%

of national crime rate

10.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

30.8%

of all crimes

17.5k

crimes committed

11.8%

annual change

Burglary crime

66%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.4%

of all crimes

3.7k

crimes committed

-6.9%

annual change

Other crime

64%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

890

crimes committed

-15.8%

annual change

Public order crime

50%

of national crime rate

10.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.3%

of all crimes

3.0k

crimes committed

12.3%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

47%

of national crime rate

51.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.2%

of all crimes

699

crimes committed

-21.7%

annual change

Robbery crime

45%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

538

crimes committed

13.7%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

39%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

12.5%

of all crimes

7.1k

crimes committed

-33.4%

annual change

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