St Albans crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 6.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 27.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 69% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 33.8% over the last twelve months.St Albans crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →27.6%6. lowest69%6.2k-2.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →24.1%22. highest135%5.4k0.8%
Other theft crime →9.6%29. highest106%2.2k-5.2%
Shoplifting crime →8.5%42. highest104%1.9k16.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.3%17. lowest81%1.6k-1.4%
Vehicle crime →7.1%39. highest101%1.6k-10.8%
Public order crime →3.9%2. lowest45%888-13.5%
Burglary crime →3.9%27. lowest80%8678.6%
Bicycle theft crime →2.1%13. highest166%466-7.9%
Drugs crime →1.8%9. lowest58%406-11.7%
Other crime →1.6%30. lowest75%3505.7%
Theft from the person crime →1.1%32. highest50%2512.9%
Robbery crime →0.8%38. lowest54%17433.8%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%23. lowest66%1550.6%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 166% of national crime rate which puts St Albans on 13. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 466 cases and has decreased by 7.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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