Reading crime stats

May 2019 - April 2020

Most crimes, 19.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 78% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 18.8% 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 135% of national crime rate which puts Reading on 23. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.5k cases and has decreased by 12% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2019 - April 2020.

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Bicycle theft crime

135%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.5%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-12.0%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

91%

of national crime rate

42.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

10.4%

of all crimes

6.2k

crimes committed

-4.5%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

82%

of national crime rate

44.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

481

crimes committed

-0.8%

annual change

Vehicle crime

78%

of national crime rate

48.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.5%

of all crimes

4.4k

crimes committed

-3.9%

annual change

Violent crime

78%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

32.4%

of all crimes

19.3k

crimes committed

8.8%

annual change

Burglary crime

77%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.1%

of all crimes

3.6k

crimes committed

-3.6%

annual change

Other theft crime

75%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.9%

of all crimes

4.7k

crimes committed

-13.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

74%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.4%

of all crimes

3.2k

crimes committed

-16.3%

annual change

Drugs crime

73%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.9%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

4.3%

annual change

Other crime

67%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

888

crimes committed

-18.8%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

61%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.4%

of all crimes

814

crimes committed

18.8%

annual change

Public order crime

56%

of national crime rate

13.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.4%

of all crimes

3.2k

crimes committed

9.0%

annual change

Robbery crime

51%

of national crime rate

51.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

551

crimes committed

3.2%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

47%

of national crime rate

8.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

14.9%

of all crimes

8.8k

crimes committed

12.5%

annual change

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