Sheffield crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 54.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 115% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 36.4% over the last twelve months.Sheffield crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.7%28. highest115%54.2k-3.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.0%33. highest115%24.2k-4.4%
Public order crime →8.7%14. highest136%14.1k-10.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.6%16. highest131%13.8k-12.3%
Shoplifting crime →7.5%17. highest127%12.1k36.4%
Vehicle crime →6.4%29. highest124%10.3k-7.9%
Other theft crime →6.2%46. highest94%9.9k-6.3%
Burglary crime →5.7%6. highest162%9.2k-4.7%
Other crime →2.5%11. highest168%4.1k0.3%
Drugs crime →2.5%32. highest112%4.1k18.2%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%10. highest149%1.8k13.9%
Robbery crime →1.0%31. highest91%1.5k8.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%46. highest37%971-7.6%
Bicycle theft crime →0.4%10. lowest45%656-14.9%
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 168% of national crime rate which puts Sheffield on 11. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 4.1k cases and has increased by 0.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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