Leeds crime stats

The overall crime rate in Leeds postcode area is 139 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 43.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 147% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 23.3% 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 191% of national crime rate which puts Leeds on 8. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 3.0k cases and has increased by 9.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Leeds crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.5%6. highest147%43.3k-8.6%
Public order crime →9.4%6. highest173%10.9k-26.2%
Shoplifting crime →9.1%4. highest169%10.6k23.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.9%23. lowest68%9.1k-4.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.4%15. highest132%8.6k-16.8%
Other theft crime →7.0%15. highest121%8.1k-9.1%
Vehicle crime →6.3%23. highest138%7.2k1.6%
Burglary crime →5.6%4. highest179%6.5k7.8%
Drugs crime →2.8%14. highest141%3.3k2.5%
Other crime →2.6%8. highest191%3.0k9.1%
Theft from the person crime →1.3%17. highest83%1.5k-8.7%
Robbery crime →1.3%18. highest139%1.5k10.7%
Bicycle theft crime →1.0%23. highest121%1.1k-18.5%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%20. highest125%961-7.2%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Leeds crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Leeds postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Leeds crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticLeeds postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour11.016.1
Bicycle theft1.31.1
Criminal damage and arson10.37.8
Other crime3.61.9
Other theft9.78.0
Possession of weapons1.20.9
Public order13.17.6
Theft from the person1.82.2
Vehicle crime8.76.3
Violent crime52.135.4

Leeds crime rate comparison map

Leeds crime rate comparison map

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