Watford crime stats

December 2019 - November 2020

Most crimes, 6.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 27.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 88% of national crime rate. Watford crime statistics
The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 154% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 6. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 6.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 1.6k cases and has decreased by 26.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2019 - November 2020.

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Shoplifting crime

154%

of national crime rate

6.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.4%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

-26.2%

annual change

Vehicle crime

130%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.8%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-24.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

121%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.5%

of all crimes

1.9k

crimes committed

-21.7%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

112%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

368

crimes committed

-40.4%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

96%

of national crime rate

49.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

171

crimes committed

-5.5%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

94%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.1%

of all crimes

268

crimes committed

-41.5%

annual change

Drugs crime

92%

of national crime rate

42.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.9%

of all crimes

739

crimes committed

-6.6%

annual change

Other crime

91%

of national crime rate

51.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

389

crimes committed

-10.2%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

90%

of national crime rate

52.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

25.7%

of all crimes

6.5k

crimes committed

4.8%

annual change

Burglary crime

89%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.3%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

-21.5%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

89%

of national crime rate

36.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.1%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

-9.3%

annual change

Violent crime

88%

of national crime rate

36.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

27.1%

of all crimes

6.9k

crimes committed

3.6%

annual change

Robbery crime

77%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

213

crimes committed

-34.7%

annual change

Public order crime

73%

of national crime rate

29.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-7.3%

annual change

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