Leeds crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 45.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 154% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 30.5% over the last twelve months.Leeds crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.0%5. highest154%45.4k-3.3%
Public order crime →10.1%6. highest181%12.1k-19.0%
Shoplifting crime →8.5%5. highest174%10.1k30.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.8%22. lowest71%9.3k-6.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.7%14. highest139%9.2k-10.1%
Other theft crime →7.0%14. highest124%8.4k-6.2%
Vehicle crime →5.8%27. highest130%6.9k-3.5%
Burglary crime →5.5%4. highest181%6.5k9.5%
Drugs crime →2.7%14. highest142%3.2k3.2%
Other crime →2.5%8. highest198%3.0k19.4%
Theft from the person crime →1.3%14. highest95%1.6k-4.1%
Robbery crime →1.3%18. highest139%1.5k16.8%
Bicycle theft crime →1.0%22. highest127%1.2k-7.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%20. highest128%963-9.5%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 198% of national crime rate which puts Leeds on 8. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 3.0k cases and has increased by 19.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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