Wakefield crime stats

December 2018 - November 2019

Most crimes, 25.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 34.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 160% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 15.1% 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 186% 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 9.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 6.9k cases and has increased by 10.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2018 - November 2019.

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Public order crime

186%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.5%

of all crimes

6.9k

crimes committed

10.5%

annual change

Other crime

174%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.1%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

2.7%

annual change

Violent crime

160%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

34.6%

of all crimes

25.2k

crimes committed

10.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

147%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.2%

of all crimes

6.7k

crimes committed

-1.6%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

139%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.8%

of all crimes

4.2k

crimes committed

-2.9%

annual change

Burglary crime

132%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.1%

of all crimes

4.4k

crimes committed

-6.5%

annual change

Vehicle crime

119%

of national crime rate

30.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.3%

of all crimes

4.6k

crimes committed

-1.2%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

114%

of national crime rate

33.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

450

crimes committed

8.2%

annual change

Other theft crime

110%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.6%

of all crimes

4.8k

crimes committed

-7.4%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

102%

of national crime rate

47.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

15.7%

of all crimes

11.5k

crimes committed

-10.6%

annual change

Robbery crime

75%

of national crime rate

39.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

564

crimes committed

15.1%

annual change

Drugs crime

74%

of national crime rate

39.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

4.8%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

53%

of national crime rate

42.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

496

crimes committed

3.3%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

49%

of national crime rate

28.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

366

crimes committed

-18.7%

annual change

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