Total Police Recorded Crime

 

Source: ONS
  • The recorded level of total crime (excluding fraud) in South Yorkshire decreased by -5% in year ending June 2021, compared to the previous year.
  • This is the same decrease as the Yorkshire and the Humber region.
  • England and Wales as a whole saw a slightly smaller decrease of -3% for the same period.

These figures will be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic from April 20 to June 2021.

Rate per 1,000 Population for Total Police Recorded Crime

Source: ONS
  • There were 135,779 crimes recorded by the police in South Yorkshire in the year ending June 2021. This equates to a rate of 96 crimes per 1,000 population.
  • The chart above shows how South Yorkshire compares to our most similar police force areas for this measure.
  • South Yorkshire has the second highest crime rate per 1,000 population when compared to our most similar forces.
  • The comparative rate per 1,000 of the population in England and Wales is 81.

Police Recorded Violence Against the Person, Sexual Offences, Robbery and Theft Offences

Source: ONS
  • Violence against the person offences in South Yorkshire have increased by 3% from the 12 month period ending June 2020 to the 12 month period ending June 2021.
  • Sexual offences have decreased by -2% from the 12 month period ending June 2020 to the 12 month period ending June 2021.
  • Robbery offences have decreased by -14% in South Yorkshire from the 12 month period ending June 2020 to the 12 month period ending June 2021.
  • Theft offences have decreased by -21% in South Yorkshire from the 12 month period ending June 2020 to the 12 month period ending June 2021.

These figures will be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic from April 20 to June 2021.

 

For more information on recorded crime levels visit the ONS web pages here.

Data Source: Office for National Statistics

 

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