Wakefield crime stats

April 2021 - March 2022

Most crimes, 30.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 165% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 66.5% 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 94 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 13.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 9.6k cases and has increased by 25.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of April 2021 - March 2022.

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Public order crime

205%

of national crime rate

1.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

13.2%

of all crimes

9.6k

crimes committed

25.7%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

193%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

5.9%

of all crimes

4.3k

crimes committed

66.5%

annual change

Other crime

169%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

2.1%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

1.1%

annual change

Violent crime

165%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

41.7%

of all crimes

30.4k

crimes committed

21.9%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

146%

of national crime rate

12.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

8.5%

of all crimes

6.2k

crimes committed

4.8%

annual change

Other theft crime

123%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

5.9%

of all crimes

4.3k

crimes committed

19.1%

annual change

Burglary crime

120%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.5%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

-9.6%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

108%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

410

crimes committed

-4.2%

annual change

Vehicle crime

104%

of national crime rate

30.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

4.1%

of all crimes

3.0k

crimes committed

13.2%

annual change

Drugs crime

101%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

2.0%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-13.3%

annual change

Robbery crime

85%

of national crime rate

29.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

438

crimes committed

15.9%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

76%

of national crime rate

19.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

11.0%

of all crimes

8.0k

crimes committed

-36.8%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

59%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

418

crimes committed

46.2%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

52%

of national crime rate

25.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

327

crimes committed

13.9%

annual change

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