Leicester crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 39.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 114% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 37.2% over the last twelve months.Leicester crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.4%31. highest114%39.7k-4.5%
Public order crime →10.9%12. highest142%11.2k-13.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.5%20. highest125%9.8k-5.5%
Other theft crime →8.3%29. highest107%8.5k-2.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.7%4. lowest52%8.0k-15.9%
Vehicle crime →6.1%41. highest100%6.3k-5.4%
Shoplifting crime →5.4%20. lowest81%5.6k37.2%
Burglary crime →4.7%34. highest113%4.8k-8.4%
Drugs crime →3.2%26. highest123%3.3k4.6%
Other crime →2.0%30. highest117%2.1k-10.4%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%21. highest132%1.5k-23.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%39. highest107%957-2.6%
Robbery crime →0.8%43. highest65%8256.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%46. highest37%738-11.3%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 142% of national crime rate which puts Leicester on 12. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 10.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 11.2k cases and has decreased by 13.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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