Wakefield crime stats

December 2019 - November 2020

Most crimes, 25.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 160% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 41.0% over the last twelve months.Wakefield crime statistics
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 194% of national crime rate which puts Wakefield on 2. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 10.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 7.4k cases and has increased by 7.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2019 - November 2020.

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Public order crime

194%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

10.7%

of all crimes

7.4k

crimes committed

7.1%

annual change

Other crime

185%

of national crime rate

7.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.3%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

6.0%

annual change

Violent crime

160%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

36.4%

of all crimes

25.2k

crimes committed

0.0%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

154%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.1%

of all crimes

6.3k

crimes committed

-7.0%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

142%

of national crime rate

15.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.4%

of all crimes

3.0k

crimes committed

-27.7%

annual change

Burglary crime

127%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.6%

of all crimes

3.2k

crimes committed

-28.4%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

126%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

456

crimes committed

1.1%

annual change

Other theft crime

121%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

3.8k

crimes committed

-20.9%

annual change

Vehicle crime

108%

of national crime rate

33.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.8%

of all crimes

3.3k

crimes committed

-27.9%

annual change

Drugs crime

93%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

41.0%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

84%

of national crime rate

45.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

17.8%

of all crimes

12.3k

crimes committed

7.5%

annual change

Robbery crime

77%

of national crime rate

38.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

432

crimes committed

-23.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

54%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

312

crimes committed

-37.1%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

46%

of national crime rate

28.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

303

crimes committed

-17.2%

annual change

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