Leicester’s Crime rates in 2019
Leicester, a beacon of Leicestershire’s historic legacy, faced various challenges in 2019, particularly in the realm of burglaries. Here’s a brief overview:
- The city witnessed its highest burglary rate in October, with a whopping 369 reported incidents.
- April saw the lowest number of burglaries with 226 cases.
- By December 2019, there were 217 reported burglaries, marking a slight decrease from the previous months.
In a comparative light, Leicester’s crime rate for 2019 was 7.66 per 1,000 residents. This figure was higher than both the Leicestershire rate of 6.25 and the East Midlands’ rate of 6.28. On a national scale, the city’s crime rate matched the national average of 6.28.