During 2021, England & Wales's police forces received 488,969 crime reports about public order. This is an increase of 12% from 2020's figure of 431,962 reports of public order, giving an overall crime rate of 8 per 1,000 people in 2021 and a rate of 7 per 1,000 people for 2020.
The most dangeroues cities for public order are Leeds, Bradford, and Middlesbrough, with crime rates of 21, 18, and 18 per 1,000 residents respectively. The most dangerous region for public order is Bristol, which recorded a public order rate of 17 offences per 1,000 people in 2021. The second most dangerous area for public order is West Yorkshire, with a crime rate of 16, followed by Merseyside in third, with a public order rate of 15 per 1,000 residents.
The safest area in England and Wales for public order is Belfast City, which had a crime rate of 1.3 in 2021. Next safest is Milton Keynes, followed by Coventry in third place, with crime rates per 1,000 residents of 3.3 and 4.0 respectively.
|5||Kingston upon Hull||16.43|
|9||Newcastle upon Tyne||14.18|
|4||Richmond upon Thames||4.13|
|7||Kingston upon Thames||4.71|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|6||Tyne & Wear||11.92|
|7||East Riding of Yorkshire||11.77|
|9||Isle of Wight||11.57|
Last updated: 22 Mar 2021