Watford crime stats

September 2020 - August 2021

Most crimes, 7.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 28.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 86% of national crime rate. Watford crime statistics
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 164% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 18. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 8.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 2.2k cases and has increased by 0.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of September 2020 - August 2021.

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Vehicle crime

164%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.8%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

0.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

145%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.8%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-11.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

133%

of national crime rate

16.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

7.9%

of all crimes

1.9k

crimes committed

-1.6%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

125%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

381

crimes committed

-6.6%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

107%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

177

crimes committed

-6.3%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

103%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.0%

of all crimes

254

crimes committed

-17.8%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

94%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

24.9%

of all crimes

6.1k

crimes committed

-4.1%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

89%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

7.0%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

-2.0%

annual change

Other crime

88%

of national crime rate

49.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

374

crimes committed

-1.6%

annual change

Burglary crime

87%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.6%

of all crimes

878

crimes committed

-26.1%

annual change

Drugs crime

86%

of national crime rate

45.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.6%

of all crimes

648

crimes committed

-16.2%

annual change

Violent crime

86%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

28.3%

of all crimes

7.0k

crimes committed

1.4%

annual change

Robbery crime

73%

of national crime rate

44.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

166

crimes committed

-32.2%

annual change

Public order crime

66%

of national crime rate

17.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-2.9%

annual change

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