Crime in Leicester

Crime in Leicester

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

Leicester is a city that is enriched in history, with the perfect blend of the past and the present. And as the biggest in the East Midlands, it’s no surprise that it is a hub for people moving and setting up shop here. But whether you’ve lived here your whole life or you’re looking to make it your home, it’s important you stay up-to-date on the levels of crime in Leicester.

Crime can affect your life wherever you live in Leicester, whether it’s Westcotes or Glebelands, Thurncourt or West Knighton, but thanks to the SimpliSafe Crime in the UK tool, all you need is a postcode to check crime levels. Our data comes direct from the police to help keep you informed and protected as much as possible.

How Leicester 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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