Halifax crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 10.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 44.8% 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 43.4% over the last twelve months.Halifax crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →44.8%2. highest174%10.0k-5.9%
Public order crime →10.8%2. highest190%2.4k-23.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.1%12. highest140%1.8k-4.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.6%17. lowest66%1.7k3.6%
Other theft crime →6.4%22. highest111%1.4k-7.4%
Shoplifting crime →5.0%43. lowest95%1.1k43.4%
Vehicle crime →4.9%36. highest108%1.1k-0.6%
Burglary crime →4.5%14. highest145%1.0k4.2%
Other crime →2.8%3. highest212%63011.1%
Drugs crime →2.8%15. highest139%616-6.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%34. highest112%167-5.1%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%38. highest46%148-15.4%
Robbery crime →0.6%47. lowest61%125-6.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.3%4. lowest32%57-20.8%
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 Halifax on 3. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 630 cases and has increased by 11.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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