Leicester’s Crime rates in 2021
Leicester, nestled in the heart of Leicestershire, is known for its deep-rooted history and cultural richness. As with every urban area, the city faced challenges related to crime. Here’s an insight into the burglary scenario in 2021:
- In 2021, Leicester reported a peak burglary rate in October with 221 incidents.
- The lowest burglary rate was observed in November, with 128 reported cases.
- In December 2021, the city noted 148 burglary incidents, marking a rise from the previous month.
Comparatively, Leicester had a crime rate of 4.47 per 1,000 people in 2021. This was higher than both Leicestershire’s rate of 3.16 and the East Midlands’ rate of 3.88. On the national scale, Leicester’s crime rate was slightly higher than the national average of 3.93.