Leicestershire crime stats

Last updated: 12 May 2024

The overall crime rate in Leicestershire county is 105.4 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 38.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 114% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 47.2% 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 145% of national crime rate which puts Leicestershire on 9. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 10.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 10.8k cases and has decreased by 16.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of April 2023 - March 2024.

Leicestershire crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.6%18. highest114%38.8k-7.1%
Public order crime →10.4%9. highest145%10.8k-16.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.4%8. highest127%9.7k-5.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →8.2%4. lowest55%8.5k-4.6%
Other theft crime →8.0%6. highest109%8.2k-8.9%
Vehicle crime →6.4%13. highest112%6.6k-0.3%
Shoplifting crime →6.1%22. lowest90%6.3k47.2%
Burglary crime →4.8%9. highest121%4.9k-5.9%
Drugs crime →3.1%8. highest122%3.2k-0.1%
Other crime →2.0%17. highest118%2.1k-12.2%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%8. highest136%1.4k-21.0%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%21. highest110%9793.9%
Robbery crime →0.8%14. highest69%8204.6%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%16. highest44%817-5.9%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Leicestershire crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Leicestershire county to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Leicestershire crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticLeicestershire county crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour8.615.6
Bicycle theft1.51.1
Criminal damage and arson9.97.8
Other crime2.11.8
Other theft8.47.7
Possession of weapons1.00.9
Public order11.07.6
Theft from the person0.81.9
Vehicle crime6.86.0
Violent crime39.634.9

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Leicestershire crime rate comparison map

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