Crime Statistics for Rothwell, Leeds, Leeds, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Rothwell, Leeds, Leeds
Crime Statistics for Rothwell, Leeds, Leeds
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rothwell using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 119 street level crime incidents in Rothwell in April 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Rothwell, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime47
Public Order19
Criminal Damage Arson16
Anti Social Behaviour13
Burglary9
Shoplifting4
Other Theft3
Vehicle Crime3
Other Crime3
Bicycle Theft1
Drugs1
All Crime119

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Rothwell. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Rothwell

We've taken the ten nearest places to town; ?> and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Rothwell has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Belle Isle (1.96 miles)329
Stourton (1.75 miles)262
John O’Gaunts (0.88 miles)149
Lofthouse Gate (2.56 miles)149
Rothwell119
Rothwell Haigh119
Lofthouse (1.96 miles)99
Newsam Green (1.76 miles)84
Carlton (0.88 miles)48
Royds Green (1.39 miles)39

11.4%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Rothwell

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Rothwell and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Belle Isle146
Stourton103
Lofthouse Gate62
John O’Gaunts61
Rothwell47
Rothwell Haigh47
Newsam Green38
Lofthouse35
Carlton20
Royds Green14

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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