Leicester crime stats

March 2019 - February 2020

Most crimes, 29.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 93% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 30.7% over the last twelve months.Leicester crime statistics
The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 121% of national crime rate which puts Leicester on 29. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 9.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 9.1k cases and has decreased by 2.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

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Vehicle crime

121%

of national crime rate

29.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.5%

of all crimes

9.1k

crimes committed

-2.3%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

108%

of national crime rate

33.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

10.1%

of all crimes

9.7k

crimes committed

-3.8%

annual change

Burglary crime

107%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

7.0%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

-14.4%

annual change

Public order crime

107%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.3%

of all crimes

7.9k

crimes committed

18.0%

annual change

Other crime

105%

of national crime rate

32.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.9%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

-3.1%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

103%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.6%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-29.1%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

95%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

734

crimes committed

-10.4%

annual change

Violent crime

93%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

30.6%

of all crimes

29.3k

crimes committed

4.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

92%

of national crime rate

48.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.1%

of all crimes

7.8k

crimes committed

-7.9%

annual change

Drugs crime

91%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.8%

of all crimes

2.7k

crimes committed

30.7%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

79%

of national crime rate

24.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.9%

of all crimes

4.7k

crimes committed

-25.2%

annual change

Robbery crime

63%

of national crime rate

47.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.0%

of all crimes

919

crimes committed

-10.6%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

57%

of national crime rate

10.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

12.7%

of all crimes

12.2k

crimes committed

-14.1%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

44%

of national crime rate

52.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

829

crimes committed

-35.7%

annual change

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