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Crime Rates in Reading Elizabeth Line Station, Reading

Crime Rate



High 9/10

Last updated: 09.06.2024

Annual total crime rate in your local area is 1429 per thousand population. This can be rated as 9 out of 10 or high crime level compared to other local areas in England and Wales.

Annual total crime rate in Reading is 118 per thousand population, which can be rated as 6 out of 10 or medium crime level compared to other local authority districts in England and Wales.

Crime rates by type

Violence and sexual offences 462 9/10
Shoplifting 248 9/10
Public order 173 10/10
Other theft 148 8/10
Theft from the person 71.5 6/10
Criminal damage and arson 70.5 10/10
Bicycle theft 63.6 10/10
Anti-social behaviour 59.9 7/10
Drugs 32.3 8/10
Vehicle crime 26.7 8/10
Robbery 22.6 8/10
Burglary 22.1 9/10
Other crime 16.6 8/10
Possession of weapons 11.5 8/10

Data source: data.police.uk

May 2023 - Apr 2024

Above are annual crime rates by crime type.

The figures in black represent the number of crimes of a certain type per thousand population.

The figures in grey indicate the relative ratings of the local area for a specific crime type compared to other local areas. A rating of 10/10 indicates that the area has the highest crime rate for this crime type, while a rating of 1/10 means that the area has the lowest crime rate for this crime type.

Crime rates in RG1 1LY and the areas where it resides by year

Number of crimes per 1000 resident population

  • Local Area of RG1 1LY
  • Reading
    local authority
  • South East

Data source: data.police.uk

data.police.uk licensed under Open Government Licence v3.0

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