Leicester’s Crime rates in 2018
2018 in Leicester, celebrated for its rich history and dynamic atmosphere, was not without its trials. The burglary rates offer some perspective:
- The city saw a peak in burglary rates in November with 416 incidents.
- March recorded the lowest rate with 277 burglaries.
- December 2018 ended with 300 reported burglary cases, a decline from the previous month but still a significant number.
When looking at the broader picture, Leicester’s crime rate in 2018 was 10.07 per 1,000 individuals. This was notably higher than Leicestershire’s rate of 7.42, the East Midlands’ 7.13, and even the national average of 7.07.