Wakefield crime stats

July 2020 - June 2021

Most crimes, 26.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 161% of national crime rate. Public order crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 15.3% 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 201% 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 11.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 8.2k cases and has increased by 15.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of July 2020 - June 2021.

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Public order crime

201%

of national crime rate

1.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

11.9%

of all crimes

8.2k

crimes committed

15.3%

annual change

Other crime

166%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.1%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-9.3%

annual change

Violent crime

161%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

38.2%

of all crimes

26.4k

crimes committed

5.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

152%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.8%

of all crimes

6.1k

crimes committed

-5.1%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

146%

of national crime rate

13.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.2%

of all crimes

2.9k

crimes committed

-23.9%

annual change

Other theft crime

127%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.4%

of all crimes

3.7k

crimes committed

-10.5%

annual change

Burglary crime

125%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.8%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

-28.7%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

119%

of national crime rate

29.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

411

crimes committed

-9.7%

annual change

Vehicle crime

97%

of national crime rate

41.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.8%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

-37.7%

annual change

Drugs crime

96%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

14.2%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

88%

of national crime rate

40.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

17.5%

of all crimes

12.1k

crimes committed

3.4%

annual change

Robbery crime

73%

of national crime rate

44.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

351

crimes committed

-25.8%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

64%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

305

crimes committed

-22.8%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

42%

of national crime rate

21.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

272

crimes committed

-21.6%

annual change

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