Halifax crime stats

The overall crime rate in Halifax postcode area is 134.6 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 9.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 44.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 168% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 56.9% 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 210% of national crime rate which puts Halifax on 4. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 634 cases and has increased by 4.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Halifax crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →44.2%3. highest168%9.6k-10.1%
Public order crime →10.1%4. highest179%2.2k-30.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.1%12. highest139%1.8k-6.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.9%19. lowest66%1.7k5.5%
Other theft crime →6.5%24. highest108%1.4k-8.1%
Shoplifting crime →5.5%49. lowest98%1.2k56.9%
Vehicle crime →5.1%35. highest109%1.1k1.8%
Burglary crime →4.7%16. highest145%1.0k3.4%
Drugs crime →2.9%15. highest141%636-3.9%
Other crime →2.9%4. highest210%6344.8%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%33. highest112%167-2.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%42. highest36%130-28.2%
Robbery crime →0.6%48. lowest56%120-6.2%
Bicycle theft crime →0.3%7. lowest31%55-22.5%
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 postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Halifax crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticHalifax postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour10.716.1
Bicycle theft0.31.1
Criminal damage and arson10.97.8
Other crime3.91.9
Other theft8.78.0
Possession of weapons1.00.9
Public order13.57.6
Theft from the person0.82.2
Vehicle crime6.96.3
Violent crime59.535.4

Halifax crime rate comparison map

Halifax crime rate comparison map

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