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Sheffield crime stats

The overall crime rate in Sheffield city is 121.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 20.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 105% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 32.9% over the last twelve months.The category of "burglary crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Burglary crime" rate is at 174% of national crime rate which puts Sheffield on 11. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Burglary crime" makes up 6.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "burglary crime" is 4.1k cases and has decreased by 2.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Sheffield crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime30.7%29. lowest105%20.0k-5.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime14.7%50. highest110%9.5k0.2%
Shoplifting crime8.6%48. lowest139%5.6k32.9%
Public order crime8.4%47. highest135%5.5k-16.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.4%45. highest131%5.5k-10.2%
Vehicle crime7.2%27. highest138%4.7k-10.2%
Burglary crime6.2%11. highest174%4.1k-2.2%
Other theft crime6.1%31. lowest92%4.0k-10.5%
Drugs crime3.3%32. highest144%2.1k24.0%
Other crime2.3%29. highest147%1.5k-0.9%
Possession of weapons crime1.3%29. highest166%8199.2%
Robbery crime1.2%33. highest111%78210.6%
Theft from the person crime0.9%37. highest50%595-13.5%
Bicycle theft crime0.6%19. lowest69%409-6.2%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Sheffield crime rate by crime statistic

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

Sheffield crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSheffield city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour17.816.1
Bicycle theft0.81.1
Criminal damage and arson10.27.8
Other crime2.71.9
Other theft7.48.0
Possession of weapons1.50.9
Public order10.27.6
Theft from the person1.12.2
Vehicle crime8.76.3
Violent crime37.235.4

Sheffield crime rate comparison map

Sheffield crime rate comparison map

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