Wakefield crime stats

September 2019 - August 2020

Most crimes, 25.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 163% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 35.1% over the last twelve months.Wakefield crime statistics
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 196% of national crime rate which puts Wakefield on 6. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 1.7k cases and has increased by 10.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of September 2019 - August 2020.

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Other crime

196%

of national crime rate

6.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.4%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

10.6%

annual change

Public order crime

195%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

10.4%

of all crimes

7.3k

crimes committed

8.0%

annual change

Violent crime

163%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

36.1%

of all crimes

25.4k

crimes committed

1.0%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

153%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.0%

of all crimes

6.4k

crimes committed

-6.3%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

149%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.9%

of all crimes

3.5k

crimes committed

-15.5%

annual change

Burglary crime

128%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.8%

of all crimes

3.4k

crimes committed

-27.0%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

124%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

451

crimes committed

1.6%

annual change

Vehicle crime

119%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

3.9k

crimes committed

-18.1%

annual change

Other theft crime

118%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.7%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

-20.0%

annual change

Drugs crime

90%

of national crime rate

42.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.0%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

35.1%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

86%

of national crime rate

42.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

16.9%

of all crimes

11.9k

crimes committed

2.4%

annual change

Robbery crime

75%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

451

crimes committed

-22.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

51%

of national crime rate

49.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

340

crimes committed

-35.7%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

49%

of national crime rate

29.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

320

crimes committed

-20.8%

annual change

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