Vehicle crime by type
Offence type Offences per 10,000
registered vehicles
Theft from 70
Criminal Damage 68
Theft of 28
Interfering with 4
Other 2
Total 172
Crime by manufacturer
Manufacturer Offences per 10,000
registered vehicles
Alfa Romeo 101
Audi 113
BMW 145
Chevrolet 103
Chrysler 135
Citroen 172
Daewoo 156
Daihatsu 127
FIAT 184
Ford 164
Honda 146
Hyundai 93
Isuzu 136
Jaguar 67
Jeep 107
Kia 104
Land Rover 145
LDV 224
Lexus 91
Mazda 96
Mercedes-Benz 222
MG 87
MINI 109
Mitsubishi 209
Morris 36
Nissan 137
Peugeot 165
Porsche 86
Proton 171
Renault 140
Rover 102
SEAT 120
Skoda 103
smart 111
Subaru 104
Suzuki 195
Toyota 118
Vauxhall 164
Volkswagen 136
Volvo 126

Car Crime Census: Insight and Analysis

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A graphical representation highlighting trends in our Car Crime Census.
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Crime Figures For Vans And Commercial Vehicles

Police Van

As well as crime figures for cars and police forces, we also have stats for vans. With so many vans broken into and thefts from pick-ups, it makes for interesting reading.

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Crime by postcode district

Best postcodes

Postcode District Offences per 10,000
registered vehicles
PL18 3
SA66 4
PO35 4
EX21 5
SY21 5
SA42 6
SA64 7
LL60 8
CA20 8
SA63 8

Worst postcodes

Postcode District Offences per 10,000
registered vehicles
M2 3180
L1 2193
BD1 2137
B4 1800
LS2 1738
M1 1651
M4 1536
S1 1492
LS3 1245
EC2 1228

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