Reading crime stats

August 2019 - July 2020

Most crimes, 19.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 82% of national crime rate. Public order crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 19.8% 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 137% of national crime rate which puts Reading on 21. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.4k cases and has decreased by 11.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of August 2019 - July 2020.

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Bicycle theft crime

137%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.4%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-11.6%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

93%

of national crime rate

44.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

10.2%

of all crimes

6.0k

crimes committed

-3.3%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

93%

of national crime rate

49.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

528

crimes committed

13.8%

annual change

Burglary crime

83%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.0%

of all crimes

3.5k

crimes committed

-3.2%

annual change

Violent crime

82%

of national crime rate

27.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

33.5%

of all crimes

19.8k

crimes committed

13.7%

annual change

Vehicle crime

79%

of national crime rate

50.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.9%

of all crimes

4.1k

crimes committed

-12.3%

annual change

Other theft crime

77%

of national crime rate

27.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.2%

of all crimes

4.3k

crimes committed

-18.6%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

76%

of national crime rate

20.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.9%

of all crimes

2.9k

crimes committed

-20.5%

annual change

Drugs crime

73%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.1%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

8.4%

annual change

Other crime

70%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

925

crimes committed

3.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

69%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.3%

of all crimes

748

crimes committed

7.5%

annual change

Public order crime

61%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.0%

of all crimes

3.5k

crimes committed

19.8%

annual change

Robbery crime

56%

of national crime rate

51.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

541

crimes committed

0.7%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

43%

of national crime rate

8.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

15.4%

of all crimes

9.1k

crimes committed

15.5%

annual change

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