Latest Crime stats for Yorkshire
Overall, the county of Yorkshire has an average crime rate of 49 per 1,000 people. However, crime density varies across the region. West Yorkshire has the highest of all four sub counties, with 62 reported crimes per 1,000 people in 2022. It’s followed by South Yorkshire at 46, North Yorkshire at 38, and East Riding of Yorkshire at 24.
Amongst the 8 major cities found in Yorkshire, Leeds and Bradford have the highest crime rate. Leeds comes in as the most dangerous major city in West Yorkshire with a reported 153 crimes per 1,000 people. Bradford follows as a close second with 146. The year 2021 was a particularly dire one for criminal activity in Leeds, with 10,626 incidents reported from the city centre alone. But wherever you may be located in vast and diverse Yorkshire, Taybar Security is ready to defend and protect against threats.