West Yorkshire crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 136k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 170% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 25.2% over the last twelve months.West Yorkshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →41.2%1. highest170%136k-3.0%
Public order crime →10.6%1. highest192%34.9k-19.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →8.2%18. lowest77%27.0k-2.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%5. highest146%26.1k-7.7%
Shoplifting crime →6.7%8. highest141%22.2k25.2%
Other theft crime →6.6%3. highest119%21.7k-2.6%
Vehicle crime →5.2%8. highest119%17.0k0.4%
Burglary crime →4.8%3. highest161%15.8k12.7%
Drugs crime →2.7%3. highest144%8.8k3.6%
Other crime →2.6%1. highest212%8.7k19.5%
Robbery crime →1.0%4. highest110%3.2k11.9%
Theft from the person crime →1.0%5. highest70%3.2k-4.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%10. highest125%2.5k-5.9%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%26. lowest80%2.0k-5.0%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 212% of national crime rate which puts West Yorkshire on 1. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 8.7k cases and has increased by 19.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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