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Halifax crime stats

The overall crime rate in Halifax city is 170.2 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 6.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 43.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 211% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 64.5% over the last twelve months.The category of "other crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Other crime" rate is at 279% of national crime rate which puts Halifax on 3. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 3.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 441 cases and has increased by 8.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Halifax crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime43.9%1. highest211%6.4k-7.7%
Public order crime10.3%1. highest232%1.5k-29.2%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.0%14. highest175%1.2k-3.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime7.2%28. lowest76%1.0k1.6%
Shoplifting crime6.8%42. highest154%99064.5%
Other theft crime6.1%13. highest130%888-8.5%
Vehicle crime4.4%39. highest119%6417.4%
Burglary crime4.4%14. highest171%6324.3%
Drugs crime3.4%7. highest207%490-8.9%
Other crime3.0%3. highest279%4418.6%
Possession of weapons crime0.8%41. highest150%118-6.3%
Theft from the person crime0.8%24. highest59%112-21.7%
Robbery crime0.6%41. lowest83%93-3.1%
Bicycle theft crime0.2%5. lowest31%29-32.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Halifax crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Halifax city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Halifax crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticHalifax city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour12.316.1
Bicycle theft0.31.1
Burglary7.44.3
Criminal damage and arson13.67.8
Drugs5.82.8
Other crime5.21.9
Other theft10.48.0
Possession of weapons1.40.9
Public order17.67.6
Robbery1.11.3
Shoplifting11.67.5
Theft from the person1.32.2
Vehicle crime7.56.3
Violent crime74.735.4

Halifax crime rate comparison map

Halifax crime rate comparison map

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