Wakefield crime stats

March 2020 - February 2021

Most crimes, 24.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 158% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 47.3% 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 197% of national crime rate which puts Wakefield on 2. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas 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 7.5k cases and has increased by 7.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2020 - February 2021.

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Public order crime

197%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

11.2%

of all crimes

7.5k

crimes committed

7.7%

annual change

Other crime

174%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.2%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-4.3%

annual change

Violent crime

158%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

36.8%

of all crimes

24.7k

crimes committed

-2.9%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

151%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.8%

of all crimes

5.9k

crimes committed

-13.2%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

140%

of national crime rate

15.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.9%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

-38.9%

annual change

Burglary crime

130%

of national crime rate

24.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.3%

of all crimes

2.9k

crimes committed

-29.9%

annual change

Other theft crime

127%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

5.4%

of all crimes

3.6k

crimes committed

-21.2%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

125%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

437

crimes committed

-2.0%

annual change

Vehicle crime

100%

of national crime rate

39.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.1%

of all crimes

2.8k

crimes committed

-40.7%

annual change

Drugs crime

99%

of national crime rate

36.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.4%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

47.3%

annual change

Robbery crime

81%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

397

crimes committed

-22.0%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

79%

of national crime rate

39.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

18.7%

of all crimes

12.6k

crimes committed

11.2%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

64%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

278

crimes committed

-40.0%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

43%

of national crime rate

22.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

274

crimes committed

-24.1%

annual change

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