Leicestershire crime stats

December 2023

Most crimes, 40.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 117% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 43.5% over the last twelve months.Leicestershire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.4%16. highest117%40.6k-1.4%
Public order crime →11.2%8. highest147%11.9k-7.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.5%10. highest128%10.0k-4.6%
Other theft crime →8.2%6. highest109%8.7k-1.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.4%5. lowest52%7.9k-21.2%
Vehicle crime →6.3%14. highest106%6.7k-1.0%
Shoplifting crime →5.1%17. lowest83%5.4k43.5%
Burglary crime →4.6%9. highest115%4.9k-2.6%
Drugs crime →3.2%5. highest128%3.4k12.8%
Other crime →2.1%15. highest123%2.2k-4.5%
Bicycle theft crime →1.5%8. highest138%1.5k-19.6%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%21. highest109%958-2.7%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%15. highest45%8534.2%
Robbery crime →0.8%14. highest66%8087.4%
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 147% of national crime rate which puts Leicestershire on 8. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 11.9k cases and has decreased by 7.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023.

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