Wakefield crime stats

June 2019 - May 2020

Most crimes, 25.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 35.4% 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 20.5% 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 193% of national crime rate which puts Wakefield on 4. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 9.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 7.0k cases and has increased by 4.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2019 - May 2020.

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Public order crime

193%

of national crime rate

4.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.9%

of all crimes

7.0k

crimes committed

4.1%

annual change

Other crime

187%

of national crime rate

6.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

1.6%

annual change

Violent crime

163%

of national crime rate

4.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

35.4%

of all crimes

25.1k

crimes committed

1.8%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

153%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.1%

of all crimes

6.5k

crimes committed

-7.1%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

152%

of national crime rate

6.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.6%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

-0.6%

annual change

Burglary crime

131%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.3%

of all crimes

3.8k

crimes committed

-18.0%

annual change

Vehicle crime

127%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.2%

of all crimes

4.4k

crimes committed

-5.2%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

127%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

466

crimes committed

4.7%

annual change

Other theft crime

113%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.0%

of all crimes

4.3k

crimes committed

-17.4%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

87%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

16.0%

of all crimes

11.3k

crimes committed

-6.1%

annual change

Drugs crime

84%

of national crime rate

48.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.8%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

20.5%

annual change

Robbery crime

74%

of national crime rate

38.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

481

crimes committed

-14.3%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

52%

of national crime rate

31.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

346

crimes committed

-22.9%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

52%

of national crime rate

45.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

412

crimes committed

-16.9%

annual change

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