Croydon crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 12.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 29.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 101% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 39.7% over the last twelve months.Croydon crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →29.8%47. lowest101%12.4k-1.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.7%16. highest148%8.2k-21.4%
Vehicle crime →8.8%16. highest169%3.7k-19.6%
Other theft crime →7.9%18. highest118%3.3k-15.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.0%36. highest105%2.9k5.0%
Public order crime →6.1%45. lowest93%2.5k-3.3%
Shoplifting crime →5.5%39. lowest92%2.3k39.7%
Burglary crime →4.2%30. highest117%1.7k-21.2%
Drugs crime →3.8%6. highest167%1.6k-13.4%
Robbery crime →3.4%6. highest320%1.4k8.9%
Theft from the person crime →1.6%14. highest97%665-6.6%
Other crime →1.0%18. lowest68%436-15.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%44. highest95%30413.4%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%20. lowest54%206-16.3%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "robbery crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Robbery crime" rate is at 320% of national crime rate which puts Croydon on 6. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Robbery crime" makes up 3.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "robbery crime" is 1.4k cases and has increased by 8.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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