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Leeds crime stats

The overall crime rate in Leeds city is 165.5 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 34.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 174% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 23.5% over the last twelve months.The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 218% of national crime rate which puts Leeds on 10. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 9.0k cases and has increased by 23.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Leeds crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime37.2%9. highest174%34.0k-8.2%
Shoplifting crime9.9%10. highest218%9.0k23.5%
Public order crime9.5%5. highest208%8.7k-25.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.4%23. highest157%6.8k-17.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime7.1%24. lowest73%6.5k-5.1%
Other theft crime6.9%5. highest143%6.3k-10.4%
Vehicle crime6.1%14. highest161%5.6k5.1%
Burglary crime5.3%3. highest202%4.8k6.2%
Drugs crime3.1%16. highest183%2.8k1.9%
Other crime2.4%12. highest212%2.2k3.6%
Theft from the person crime1.5%5. highest115%1.4k-7.6%
Robbery crime1.5%7. highest188%1.4k9.5%
Bicycle theft crime1.1%30. highest160%982-21.1%
Possession of weapons crime0.9%30. highest162%823-8.1%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Leeds crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Leeds city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Leeds crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticLeeds city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour11.816.1
Bicycle theft1.81.1
Criminal damage and arson12.27.8
Other crime3.91.9
Other theft11.58.0
Possession of weapons1.50.9
Public order15.77.6
Theft from the person2.62.2
Vehicle crime10.26.3
Violent crime61.635.4

Leeds crime rate comparison map

Leeds crime rate comparison map

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