Western Central London crime stats

The overall crime rate in Western Central London postcode area is 147.4 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 8.8k crimes were theft from the person crimes which is 27.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Theft from the person crime rate is at 1842% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 58.8% over the last twelve months.The category of "theft from the person crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Theft from the person crime" rate is at 1842% of national crime rate which puts Western Central London on 1. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Theft from the person crime" makes up 27.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "theft from the person crime" is 8.8k cases and has increased by 29.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Western Central London crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Theft from the person crime →27.9%1. highest1842%8.8k29.5%
Other theft crime →24.2%1. highest444%7.7k-4.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime →13.3%28. highest121%4.2k-0.6%
Violent crime →11.7%2. lowest49%3.7k12.9%
Public order crime →4.2%30. lowest81%1.3k15.3%
Shoplifting crime →4.0%24. lowest78%1.3k58.8%
Robbery crime →3.2%5. highest354%9986.3%
Drugs crime →2.9%11. highest154%920-11.8%
Vehicle crime →2.5%26. lowest58%783-12.6%
Burglary crime →2.3%29. lowest78%72217.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →1.9%2. lowest35%5861.4%
Bicycle theft crime →1.5%11. highest192%460-12.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.3%10. lowest52%10317.0%
Other crime →0.3%2. lowest24%94-9.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Western Central London crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Western Central London postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Western Central London crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticWestern Central London postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour19.516.1
Bicycle theft2.11.1
Burglary3.44.3
Criminal damage and arson2.77.8
Drugs4.32.8
Other crime0.41.9
Other theft35.78.0
Possession of weapons0.50.9
Public order6.27.6
Robbery4.61.3
Shoplifting5.97.5
Theft from the person41.22.2
Vehicle crime3.66.3
Violent crime17.335.4

Western Central London crime rate comparison map

Western Central London crime rate comparison map

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