Wakefield crime stats

September 2020 - August 2021

Most crimes, 26.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 164% of national crime rate. Public order crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 15.1% over the last twelve months.Wakefield crime statistics
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 205% of national crime rate which puts Wakefield on 1. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 12.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 8.4k cases and has increased by 15.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of September 2020 - August 2021.

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Public order crime

205%

of national crime rate

1.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

12.3%

of all crimes

8.4k

crimes committed

15.1%

annual change

Other crime

165%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.1%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-14.7%

annual change

Violent crime

164%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

38.8%

of all crimes

26.7k

crimes committed

4.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

155%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.5%

of all crimes

3.1k

crimes committed

-12.0%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

153%

of national crime rate

11.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.7%

of all crimes

6.0k

crimes committed

-5.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

129%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

3.8k

crimes committed

-6.0%

annual change

Burglary crime

123%

of national crime rate

28.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.6%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

-27.0%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

123%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

412

crimes committed

-8.6%

annual change

Vehicle crime

101%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.0%

of all crimes

2.7k

crimes committed

-29.9%

annual change

Drugs crime

97%

of national crime rate

41.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

3.5%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

86%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

16.5%

of all crimes

11.3k

crimes committed

-4.8%

annual change

Robbery crime

75%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

347

crimes committed

-23.2%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

61%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

302

crimes committed

-11.2%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

44%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

273

crimes committed

-14.7%

annual change

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