Reading Crime Data, Postcodes, Wards, Map

✅ Facts Checked By Data Team - Article By Anne-Marie Pearman & Reviewed By Zeynep Topcu

Find information about Reading crimes, houses for sale, postcodes, wards, and census data. View details on crime trends and property sale prices in different neighbourhoods in the district.

Find below the complete list of active postcodes in Reading, and use our interactive map to locate all wards in the district and the top reported crime locations.


  1. Reading is a local authority district in Berkshire County in England, UK. The district consists of 16 wards.
  2. The district has 3785 active postcodes and has a population of 155696.
  3. There are 62873 residential and business properties in the district.
  4. Most crimes in Reading occur near Supermarket, with 110 crimes reported in Feb 2024.
  5. In Feb 2024, the top reported crime in the Reading district was violence and sexual offences.
  6. Explore the chart highlighting the top crime types reported in Reading.
  7. Get insights into the top reported crime locations in the chart below.
  8. Stay informed about latest crime trends in Reading and ensure personal safety and security in your neighbourhood.
  9. View the Reading houses for sale page to get insights into property market trends in Reading.









Total Crimes
(Apr 2022 - Feb 2024)


Crimes per 10000 Population


Map of Reading District - Top 100 Crime Locations

Reading Houses For Sale Statistics

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  1. Visit the Reading houses for sale statistics page.
  2. Get an understanding of the real estate price trends in the district.
  3. Get detailed insights and make informed decisions about your living in Reading.

Crime Statistics of Reading District

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Top Crime Types Reported In Reading [Feb 2024]

Top Crime Locations In Reading [Feb 2024]

Number of Crimes Reported in a Year

List of All Postcodes in Reading District

Showing 1 - 50 out of 3785 active Postcodes in Reading


Browse by Wards in Reading District

Abbey Battle Caversham Caversham Heights Church Coley Emmer Green Katesgrove Kentwood Norcot Park Redlands Southcote Thames Tilehurst Whitley

FAQs about Reading District

Crimes per 10,000 people in Reading district is 956.

As per the crime report in Feb 2024, 956 crimes were reported in Reading per 10,000 population, which is considered low in the UK. Also, the total number of crimes recorded in the month was 28500, which signifies that Reading is a safe place to live in the UK.

Most crimes in Reading have occurred near Supermarket, Parking Area, Petrol Station, etc. It's better to avoid these areas or maintain proper safety while planning your stay around these locations. Use our map to view the exact crime spot.

The top crimes reported in Reading were violence and sexual offences, shoplifting, anti-social behaviour, etc. View the crime chart for more details about the most reported crime types.

The best places to buy/rent houses in Reading district are St Mary's Butts, Liverpool Road, Prospect Mews, etc. In these areas, least crimes have been reported, thereby providing maximum safety. View the Reading houses for sale statistics to find the property sales price in the district.

The total population of Reading is 155696.

There are 16 wards in Reading district.

There are 3785 active postcodes in Reading district. © 2023. All rights reserved.