Reading crime stats

September 2020 - August 2021

Most crimes, 22.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 87% of national crime rate. Public order crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 72.4% over the last twelve months.Reading 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 117% of national crime rate which puts Reading on 25. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 1.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.1k cases and has decreased by 21.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of September 2020 - August 2021.

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Bicycle theft crime

117%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.9%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

-21.1%

annual change

Public order crime

98%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

10.3%

of all crimes

6.3k

crimes committed

72.4%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

95%

of national crime rate

48.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

499

crimes committed

-7.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

88%

of national crime rate

34.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

6.7%

of all crimes

4.1k

crimes committed

0.6%

annual change

Violent crime

87%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

36.4%

of all crimes

22.3k

crimes committed

10.6%

annual change

Drugs crime

87%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.4%

of all crimes

2.1k

crimes committed

11.9%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

86%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.7%

of all crimes

5.3k

crimes committed

-11.9%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

85%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.1%

of all crimes

668

crimes committed

-4.0%

annual change

Vehicle crime

82%

of national crime rate

48.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.6%

of all crimes

3.5k

crimes committed

-12.1%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

81%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.1%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

-9.5%

annual change

Burglary crime

77%

of national crime rate

31.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.0%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

-28.6%

annual change

Other crime

70%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

940

crimes committed

-0.7%

annual change

Robbery crime

49%

of national crime rate

33.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

353

crimes committed

-34.1%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

44%

of national crime rate

11.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

14.9%

of all crimes

9.2k

crimes committed

-0.5%

annual change

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