Wakefield crime stats

September 2018 - August 2019

Most crimes, 25.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 159% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 32.6% 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 179% of national crime rate which puts Wakefield on 5. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 9.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 6.8k cases and has increased by 15.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of September 2018 - August 2019.

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Public order crime

179%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.2%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

15.0%

annual change

Other crime

171%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.1%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

7.8%

annual change

Violent crime

159%

of national crime rate

6.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

34.3%

of all crimes

25.2k

crimes committed

18.8%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

144%

of national crime rate

6.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.2%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

-1.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

133%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.6%

of all crimes

4.1k

crimes committed

-8.0%

annual change

Burglary crime

132%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.4%

of all crimes

4.7k

crimes committed

-0.5%

annual change

Vehicle crime

118%

of national crime rate

32.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.4%

of all crimes

4.7k

crimes committed

1.5%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

112%

of national crime rate

32.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

444

crimes committed

13.6%

annual change

Other theft crime

110%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.9%

of all crimes

5.0k

crimes committed

-3.7%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

101%

of national crime rate

47.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

15.8%

of all crimes

11.6k

crimes committed

-16.6%

annual change

Robbery crime

77%

of national crime rate

38.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

581

crimes committed

32.6%

annual change

Drugs crime

76%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.4%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

10.5%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

56%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

529

crimes committed

8.4%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

50%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

404

crimes committed

-14.8%

annual change

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