Watford crime stats

November 2018 - October 2019

Most crimes, 6.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 23.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 85% of national crime rate. Bicycle theft crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 69.9% over the last twelve months.Watford 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 162% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 15. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 620 cases and has increased by 69.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2018 - October 2019.

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Bicycle theft crime

162%

of national crime rate

15.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

620

crimes committed

69.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

145%

of national crime rate

7.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.9%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

13.2%

annual change

Vehicle crime

135%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.4%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

25.7%

annual change

Drugs crime

113%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.9%

of all crimes

798

crimes committed

-5.3%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

112%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

22.4%

of all crimes

6.3k

crimes committed

0.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

111%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.8%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

5.5%

annual change

Other crime

103%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

445

crimes committed

42.6%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

99%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

467

crimes committed

-0.2%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

93%

of national crime rate

48.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

184

crimes committed

-62.1%

annual change

Robbery crime

88%

of national crime rate

32.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.2%

of all crimes

328

crimes committed

33.3%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

86%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.1%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-3.6%

annual change

Burglary crime

85%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.1%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-1.7%

annual change

Violent crime

85%

of national crime rate

30.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

23.8%

of all crimes

6.7k

crimes committed

5.6%

annual change

Public order crime

80%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.3%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-11.2%

annual change

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