Watford crime stats

November 2020 - October 2021

Most crimes, 7.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 29.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 88% of national crime rate. Vehicle crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 8.1% over the last twelve months.Watford crime statistics
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 167% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 17. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 8.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 2.2k cases and has increased by 8.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2020 - October 2021.

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Vehicle crime

167%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.8%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

8.1%

annual change

Other theft crime

135%

of national crime rate

16.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.1%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

4.8%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

129%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.1%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

-24.6%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

126%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

372

crimes committed

-3.6%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

112%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

181

crimes committed

3.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

109%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.2%

of all crimes

283

crimes committed

-1.4%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

100%

of national crime rate

50.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

24.9%

of all crimes

6.1k

crimes committed

-5.9%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

90%

of national crime rate

33.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

7.1%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

-2.1%

annual change

Violent crime

88%

of national crime rate

30.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

29.0%

of all crimes

7.1k

crimes committed

3.7%

annual change

Drugs crime

87%

of national crime rate

48.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.6%

of all crimes

640

crimes committed

-12.9%

annual change

Burglary crime

85%

of national crime rate

41.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.4%

of all crimes

825

crimes committed

-28.4%

annual change

Other crime

81%

of national crime rate

36.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.4%

of all crimes

340

crimes committed

-11.7%

annual change

Robbery crime

67%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

147

crimes committed

-37.4%

annual change

Public order crime

66%

of national crime rate

16.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.6%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-1.0%

annual change

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