Crime in Leeds

Crime in Leeds

What's the level of crime in my area of Leeds?

Leeds is considered to be the largest economic powerhouse outside of London. It’s a legal and financial hub where people flock to from all over the country to live, work and study. With three universities it’s also home to one of the largest student populations in the whole country. But as Yorkshire’s biggest city, how do the figures for crime in Leeds look in reality?

There are people from all walks of life spread across the city. From the student centres of Headingley and Hyde Park to the more quiet suburban areas of Shadwell and Chapel Allerton, crime will affect everyone in Leeds. So make sure you stay abreast of the numbers and how to keep you and your family safe.

How Leeds crime stats compared nationally last year

Total Burglaries Bicycle Theft Other Theft Arson & Vandalism Anti-social Behaviour
London 28,426 2,198 1,021 15,900 1,106 8,201
Belfast 10,071 606 295 1,425 1,743 6,002
Nottingham 9,190 746 364 1,374 1,025 5,681
Bristol 8,535 622 731 1,500 1,071 4,611
Cardiff 7,265 692 847 1,296 1,020 3,410
Derby 6,581 475 363 912 834 3,997
Leicester 6,404 797 557 1,554 1,171 2,325
Sheffield 6,245 770 292 1,345 833 3,005
Leeds 5,995 724 418 2,172 863 1,818
Birmingham 5,937 569 230 1,991 811 2,336
Coventry 3,287 515 225 665 544 1,338
Liverpool 2,386 235 114 491 426 1,120
Newcastle 2,285 123 40 302 334 1,486
Manchester 1,493 141 115 492 152 593

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