Watford violent crime statistics

Annual crime rate in Watford postcode area is 28.8 crimes per annum per 1000 workday people as of April 2024. Compared to the national crime rate, Watford's crime rate is at 81%. Violent crime makes up 27.6% of all crimes reported in the postcode area. The total number of "violent crime" is 7.1k, and this number has decreased by 4% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

28.8

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

81%

of national crime rate

27.6%

of all crimes

7.1k

crimes reported

-4.0%

annual change

Watford violent crime rate comparison map

Watford violent crime rate comparison map

Watford violent crime rate rank

Violent crime rate is 28.8 crimes reported per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 18. lowest crime rate out of 95 England and Wales' postcode areas.

18.

lowest crime rate out of 95 postcode areas

28.8

annual crime rate per 1k workday people
Watford violent crime rate rank

Watford violent crime rate compared to other areas

The total number of "violent crime" is 7.1k, and this number has decreased by 4% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024. In the graph below, postcode area are compared by crime rate and crime rate percentage change. Crime rate percentage change compares the postcode area crime rate between March 2023 - February 2024 to the postcode area crime rate in the previous 12 months. The size of the circle reflects the number of total crimes reported. The bigger the circle, the higher the number of crimes reported in the postcode area.

-4.0%

annual change

28.8

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

7.1k

crimes reported
Watford violent crime rate compared to other areasCrime rate percentage change
Crime rate per 1000 workday people

Watford violent crime volume

Number of crime incidents by month from January 2011 to February 2024.

Watford violent crime volume

Watford violent crime rate

Annual crime rate per 1000 workday people

Watford violent crime rate

Watford violent crime seasonality

Total number of crimes reported in a given calendar month (1 = January … 12 = December) in the previous five years, i.e. from 2019 till 2023.

Watford violent crime seasonality

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