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Leicester crime stats

The overall crime rate in Leicester city is 129.6 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 22.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 137% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 55.1% over the last twelve months.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 190% of national crime rate which puts Leicester on 14. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 6.5k cases and has decreased by 15.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Leicester crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime37.4%43. highest137%22.1k-6.7%
Public order crime11.1%14. highest190%6.5k-15.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime9.1%27. highest151%5.4k-3.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime8.1%14. lowest65%4.8k0.3%
Other theft crime7.9%17. highest128%4.7k-7.6%
Shoplifting crime6.4%29. lowest110%3.8k55.1%
Vehicle crime5.7%41. highest117%3.4k-0.3%
Burglary crime4.2%32. highest127%2.5k-13.3%
Drugs crime3.8%18. highest177%2.2k-0.1%
Other crime1.8%46. highest124%1.1k-17.8%
Bicycle theft crime1.5%24. highest173%878-25.5%
Possession of weapons crime1.1%40. highest154%6489.1%
Robbery crime1.1%36. highest107%6427.4%
Theft from the person crime0.9%33. highest52%526-11.7%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Leicester crime rate by crime statistic

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

Leicester crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticLeicester city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour10.516.1
Bicycle theft1.91.1
Burglary5.54.3
Criminal damage and arson11.87.8
Drugs4.92.8
Other crime2.31.9
Other theft10.28.0
Possession of weapons1.40.9
Public order14.47.6
Robbery1.41.3
Shoplifting8.37.5
Theft from the person1.22.2
Vehicle crime7.46.3
Violent crime48.535.4

Leicester crime rate comparison map

Leicester crime rate comparison map

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