Western Central London crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 8.2k crimes were other theft crimes which is 26.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Other theft crime rate is at 471% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 64.6% over the last twelve months.Western Central London crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Other theft crime →26.3%1. highest471%8.2k18.6%
Theft from the person crime →25.1%1. highest1784%7.9k35.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →13.3%26. highest123%4.2k-5.4%
Violent crime →11.4%2. lowest47%3.6k4.1%
Public order crime →4.2%14. lowest75%1.3k17.7%
Shoplifting crime →3.7%18. lowest77%1.2k64.6%
Robbery crime →3.4%4. highest378%1.1k26.3%
Vehicle crime →3.0%31. lowest68%93621.1%
Drugs crime →2.8%13. highest148%870-26.8%
Burglary crime →2.3%24. lowest76%71116.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →2.2%2. lowest40%67723.8%
Bicycle theft crime →1.6%8. highest207%504-4.4%
Other crime →0.4%3. lowest29%11227.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.3%6. lowest52%1025.2%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 1784% of national crime rate which puts Western Central London on 1. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Theft from the person crime" makes up 25.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "theft from the person crime" is 7.9k cases and has increased by 35.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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