Romford crime stats

April 2024

The overall crime rate in Romford postcode area is 122.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 17.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 107% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 37.9% over the last twelve months.Romford crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →30.9%43. highest107%17.4k-3.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.2%31. highest117%8.5k-19.3%
Vehicle crime →11.9%2. highest234%6.7k-13.6%
Other theft crime →8.0%13. highest122%4.5k-5.8%
Shoplifting crime →7.3%23. highest124%4.1k37.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →6.8%37. highest105%3.8k-2.0%
Public order crime →5.7%38. lowest89%3.2k-12.9%
Burglary crime →4.4%24. highest126%2.5k-1.4%
Drugs crime →3.6%7. highest162%2.0k-4.2%
Robbery crime →2.1%11. highest204%1.2k21.4%
Theft from the person crime →1.5%15. highest94%8507.3%
Other crime →1.3%43. lowest87%734-14.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%42. highest95%40412.2%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%32. lowest64%325-9.5%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 234% of national crime rate which puts Romford on 2. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 11.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 6.7k cases and has decreased by 13.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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Romford crime rate by crime statistic

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Romford crime rate by crime statistic

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