Leicester crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 39.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 112% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 44.8% over the last twelve months.Leicester crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.0%32. highest112%39.0k-6.3%
Public order crime →10.6%12. highest143%10.9k-15.6%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.4%19. highest123%9.7k-5.7%
Other theft crime →8.1%31. highest106%8.3k-6.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.9%4. lowest52%8.1k-10.5%
Vehicle crime →6.3%38. highest105%6.4k-1.4%
Shoplifting crime →5.9%30. lowest86%6.1k44.8%
Burglary crime →4.8%29. highest117%4.9k-7.4%
Drugs crime →3.2%25. highest121%3.2k0.4%
Other crime →2.0%30. highest115%2.1k-11.2%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%21. highest133%1.4k-21.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%39. highest106%9620.6%
Robbery crime →0.8%44. highest67%8265.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%44. highest39%754-9.7%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 143% of national crime rate which puts Leicester on 12. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 10.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 10.9k cases and has decreased by 15.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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