Wakefield crime stats

March 2019 - February 2020

Most crimes, 25.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 35.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 159% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 7.6% 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 185% 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 9.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 6.9k cases and has increased by 5.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

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Public order crime

185%

of national crime rate

4.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.6%

of all crimes

6.9k

crimes committed

5.5%

annual change

Other crime

183%

of national crime rate

7.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

6.1%

annual change

Violent crime

159%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

35.0%

of all crimes

25.4k

crimes committed

4.7%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

149%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

9.3%

of all crimes

6.8k

crimes committed

-1.4%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

143%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.9%

of all crimes

4.3k

crimes committed

0.4%

annual change

Burglary crime

129%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.7%

of all crimes

4.1k

crimes committed

-12.6%

annual change

Vehicle crime

123%

of national crime rate

28.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.5%

of all crimes

4.7k

crimes committed

0.1%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

114%

of national crime rate

31.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

446

crimes committed

4.7%

annual change

Other theft crime

107%

of national crime rate

29.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.3%

of all crimes

4.6k

crimes committed

-13.6%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

104%

of national crime rate

50.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

15.6%

of all crimes

11.3k

crimes committed

-9.5%

annual change

Drugs crime

75%

of national crime rate

39.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.5%

of all crimes

1.1k

crimes committed

7.6%

annual change

Robbery crime

69%

of national crime rate

41.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

509

crimes committed

-9.6%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

49%

of national crime rate

29.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

361

crimes committed

-19.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

49%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

463

crimes committed

-7.0%

annual change

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