West Yorkshire crime stats

The overall crime rate in West Yorkshire county is 140.2 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 128k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 161% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 16.7% over the last twelve months.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 203% of national crime rate which puts West Yorkshire on 2. position out of 54 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 8.5k cases and has increased by 5.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

West Yorkshire crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.7%1. highest161%128k-9.1%
Public order crime →9.8%1. highest182%30.9k-26.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →8.5%18. lowest74%26.8k-0.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.8%6. highest140%24.5k-12.8%
Shoplifting crime →7.1%9. highest133%22.5k16.7%
Other theft crime →6.7%2. highest117%21.1k-6.3%
Vehicle crime →5.5%7. highest123%17.4k-0.1%
Burglary crime →4.8%3. highest156%15.2k1.8%
Drugs crime →2.9%3. highest145%9.0k5.3%
Other crime →2.7%2. highest203%8.5k5.6%
Robbery crime →1.0%5. highest106%3.1k1.3%
Theft from the person crime →1.0%4. highest61%3.1k-9.2%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%10. highest122%2.5k-5.7%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%23. lowest74%1.9k-17.9%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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West Yorkshire crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in West Yorkshire county to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

West Yorkshire crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticWest Yorkshire county crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour12.016.1
Bicycle theft0.81.1
Burglary6.84.3
Criminal damage and arson10.97.8
Drugs4.02.8
Other crime3.81.9
Other theft9.48.0
Possession of weapons1.10.9
Public order13.87.6
Robbery1.41.3
Shoplifting10.07.5
Theft from the person1.42.2
Vehicle crime7.76.3
Violent crime57.135.4

West Yorkshire crime rate comparison map

West Yorkshire crime rate comparison map

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