Watford crime stats

March 2020 - February 2021

Most crimes, 6.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 27.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 86% of national crime rate. Watford crime statistics
The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 150% of national crime rate which puts Watford on 11. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 5.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 1.4k cases and has decreased by 33.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2020 - February 2021.

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Shoplifting crime

150%

of national crime rate

11.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.8%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-33.5%

annual change

Vehicle crime

145%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.3%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-23.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

125%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

7.3%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

-27.0%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

117%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

366

crimes committed

-35.0%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

98%

of national crime rate

47.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

170

crimes committed

-4.0%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

95%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

203

crimes committed

-53.4%

annual change

Drugs crime

92%

of national crime rate

44.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.1%

of all crimes

750

crimes committed

-3.0%

annual change

Other crime

90%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

384

crimes committed

-9.9%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

87%

of national crime rate

28.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

7.0%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

-14.2%

annual change

Violent crime

86%

of national crime rate

30.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

27.6%

of all crimes

6.7k

crimes committed

-2.4%

annual change

Burglary crime

82%

of national crime rate

35.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.7%

of all crimes

900

crimes committed

-34.4%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

81%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

26.2%

of all crimes

6.3k

crimes committed

4.3%

annual change

Public order crime

74%

of national crime rate

23.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.8%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-2.9%

annual change

Robbery crime

70%

of national crime rate

45.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

169

crimes committed

-46.9%

annual change

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