Leicestershire crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 39.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 115% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 41.0% over the last twelve months.Leicestershire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.2%19. highest115%39.9k-4.3%
Public order crime →10.9%8. highest144%11.3k-12.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.5%11. highest127%9.9k-5.2%
Other theft crime →8.3%6. highest109%8.6k-3.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.8%4. lowest53%8.1k-15.0%
Vehicle crime →6.2%14. highest104%6.5k-4.9%
Shoplifting crime →5.4%15. lowest83%5.7k41.0%
Burglary crime →4.6%9. highest114%4.8k-7.6%
Drugs crime →3.2%5. highest124%3.3k5.3%
Other crime →2.0%17. highest119%2.1k-10.1%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%9. highest132%1.5k-23.4%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%21. highest109%968-3.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%15. highest41%825-3.7%
Robbery crime →0.8%14. highest64%8206.2%
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 144% of national crime rate which puts Leicestershire on 8. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties 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 11.3k cases and has decreased by 12.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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