Crime Statistics for Ryhill, Wakefield, Wakefield, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Ryhill, Wakefield, Wakefield

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ryhill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 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 53 street level crime incidents in Ryhill in May 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Ryhill, 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 Crime27
Anti Social Behaviour10
Public Order6
Vehicle Crime4
Other Theft3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Burglary1
All Crime53

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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 Ryhill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hemsworth (2.56 miles)119
Newstead (0.62 miles)74
Fitzwilliam (1.96 miles)62
Ryhill53
Felkirk (1.24 miles)53
South Hiendley (1.39 miles)50
Crofton (1.86 miles)32
Foulby (1.96 miles)25
New Crofton (1.86 miles)24
Cold Hiendley (0.62 miles)13

5.4%
of Wakefield residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Ryhill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hemsworth46
Newstead37
Ryhill27
South Hiendley26
Fitzwilliam19
Crofton14
Felkirk13
Foulby11
New Crofton7
Cold Hiendley5

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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