Romford crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 18.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 113% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 48.3% over the last twelve months.Romford crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →30.8%32. highest113%18.3k2.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.2%25. highest124%9.0k-15.3%
Vehicle crime →12.1%3. highest246%7.2k-4.9%
Other theft crime →8.0%12. highest128%4.8k0.6%
Shoplifting crime →7.1%15. highest129%4.2k48.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →6.7%38. highest110%4.0k1.3%
Public order crime →5.7%43. lowest93%3.4k-7.9%
Burglary crime →4.4%23. highest129%2.6k1.1%
Drugs crime →3.7%7. highest174%2.2k1.4%
Robbery crime →2.1%11. highest212%1.3k34.1%
Theft from the person crime →1.5%14. highest95%90212.9%
Other crime →1.3%44. lowest95%789-7.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%42. highest97%40714.3%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%33. lowest65%337-6.6%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 246% of national crime rate which puts Romford on 3. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 12.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 7.2k cases and has decreased by 4.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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