West Yorkshire crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 131k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.9% 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 17.2% over the last twelve months.West Yorkshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.9%1. highest165%131k-7.0%
Public order crime →10.3%1. highest189%33.0k-22.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →8.4%18. lowest76%27.0k-0.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%5. highest142%25.4k-10.4%
Shoplifting crime →6.8%9. highest135%21.9k17.2%
Other theft crime →6.7%3. highest120%21.4k-5.5%
Vehicle crime →5.3%8. highest123%17.2k-0.0%
Burglary crime →4.9%3. highest162%15.6k8.3%
Drugs crime →2.8%2. highest146%8.9k4.6%
Other crime →2.7%1. highest209%8.6k12.0%
Theft from the person crime →1.0%4. highest72%3.2k-4.9%
Robbery crime →1.0%4. highest112%3.2k5.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%11. highest122%2.5k-6.8%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%25. lowest79%1.9k-12.4%
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 209% of national crime rate which puts West Yorkshire on 1. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 2.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 8.6k cases and has increased by 12.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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