Sheffield crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 55.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 117% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 40.5% over the last twelve months.Sheffield crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.9%27. highest117%55.3k-1.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.0%33. highest117%24.5k-3.6%
Public order crime →8.9%15. highest136%14.6k-6.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.8%15. highest135%14.3k-9.8%
Shoplifting crime →7.2%23. highest126%11.7k40.5%
Vehicle crime →6.2%30. highest120%10.2k-7.8%
Other theft crime →6.2%44. highest94%10.2k-3.1%
Burglary crime →5.7%8. highest162%9.4k-4.8%
Other crime →2.6%9. highest173%4.2k5.0%
Drugs crime →2.4%37. highest110%4.0k18.7%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%11. highest147%1.8k11.0%
Robbery crime →0.9%32. highest88%1.5k10.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%48. highest36%985-5.4%
Bicycle theft crime →0.4%10. lowest43%651-19.8%
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 173% of national crime rate which puts Sheffield on 9. position out of 95 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 4.2k cases and has increased by 5.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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