Leicester Crime Data, Postcodes, Wards, Map

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Find information about Leicester crimes, houses for sale, postcodes, wards, and census data. View details on crime trends and property sale prices in different neighbourhoods in the district.

Find below the complete list of active postcodes in Leicester, and use our interactive map to locate all wards in the district and the top reported crime locations.


  1. Leicester is a local authority district in Leicestershire County in England, UK. The district consists of 21 wards.
  2. The district has 6064 active postcodes and has a population of 329790.
  3. There are 123121 residential and business properties in the district.
  4. Most crimes in Leicester occur near Supermarket, with 169 crimes reported in Feb 2024.
  5. In Feb 2024, the top reported crime in the Leicester district was violence and sexual offences.
  6. Explore the chart highlighting the top crime types reported in Leicester.
  7. Get insights into the top reported crime locations in the chart below.
  8. Stay informed about latest crime trends in Leicester and ensure personal safety and security in your neighbourhood.
  9. View the Leicester houses for sale page to get insights into property market trends in Leicester.









Total Crimes
(Apr 2022 - Feb 2024)


Crimes per 10000 Population


Map of Leicester District - Top 100 Crime Locations

Leicester Houses For Sale Statistics

Are you looking to relocate to Leicester?

  1. Visit the Leicester houses for sale statistics page.
  2. Get an understanding of the real estate price trends in the district.
  3. Get detailed insights and make informed decisions about your living in Leicester.

Crime Statistics of Leicester District

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Top Crime Types Reported In Leicester [Feb 2024]

Top Crime Locations In Leicester [Feb 2024]

Number of Crimes Reported in a Year

List of All Postcodes in Leicester District

Showing 1 - 50 out of 6064 active Postcodes in Leicester


Browse by Wards in Leicester District

Abbey Aylestone Beaumont Leys Belgrave Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields Castle Evington Eyres Monsell Fosse Humberstone & Hamilton Knighton North Evington Rushey Mead Saffron Spinney Hills Stoneygate Thurncourt Troon Westcotes Western Wycliffe

FAQs about Leicester District

Crimes per 10,000 people in Leicester district is 1080.

As per the crime report in Feb 2024, 1080 crimes were reported in Leicester per 10,000 population, which is considered low in the UK. Also, the total number of crimes recorded in the month was 68238, which signifies that Leicester is a safe place to live in the UK.

Most crimes in Leicester have occurred near Supermarket, Petrol Station, Shopping Area, etc. It's better to avoid these areas or maintain proper safety while planning your stay around these locations. Use our map to view the exact crime spot.

The top crimes reported in Leicester were violence and sexual offences, public order, criminal damage and arson, etc. View the crime chart for more details about the most reported crime types.

The best places to buy/rent houses in Leicester district are Putney Road, Market Street, Harlaxton Street, etc. In these areas, least crimes have been reported, thereby providing maximum safety. View the Leicester houses for sale statistics to find the property sales price in the district.

The total population of Leicester is 329790.

There are 21 wards in Leicester district.

There are 6064 active postcodes in Leicester district.

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