Revealed: these are the 20 Leeds areas with the highest crime rates in 2019

The Yorkshire Evening Post can today reveal the Leeds wards with the highest levels of crime.

Tuesday, 12th November 2019, 1:10 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th November 2019, 1:13 pm
Crime by ward in Leeds

According to data from data.police.uk, these are the 20 Leeds wards which saw the highest levels of crime between September 2018 and August 2019.

Little London and Woodhouse, just north of the city centre, is currently seeing the highest levels of crime in the city. In this ward the crime rate is 365.9 per 1000 of the population.
The second highest levels of crime in the city can be found in Hunslet and Riverside, where crime rates are 300 per 1000 of the population.

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In third place is Beeston and Holbeck to the south of the city. In this district the crime rate is an estimated 204.1 per 1000 of the population.
Between 2018 and 2019, Armley experienced a crime rate of 202.7 per 1000 of the population.
Killingbeck and Seacroft saw a crime rate of 193.4 over the same period.
Fifth highest for crime in Leeds is Burmantofts and Richmond Hill, where the crime rate is 188.9 per 1000 of the population.
The ward of Gipton and Harehills had a recorded crime rate of 185.5 per 1000 of the population between September 2018 and August 2019.
Over the same time period, Middleton Park saw a crime rate of 149.5 per 1000 of the population.
Per 1000 of the population, Temple Newsam has a crime rate of 147.5.
Farnley and Wortley ranks 10th for crime in Leeds, with a crime rate of 146.9 per 1000 of the population.
Kirkstall has a crime rate of 137.6 per 1000 of the population.
Following closely behind is the ward of Chapel Allerton, where the crime rate is around 133.9 per 1000 of the population.
132.4 per 1000 of the population is the most recently-recorded crime rate in the ward of Bramley and Stanningley.
Over the same period, Morley South saw a crime rate of 129.8 per 1000 of the population.
With the 15th highest levels of crime in the city, Crossgates and Whinmoor has a crime rate of 125.6 per 1000 of the population.
In Morley North, the crime rate was recorded as 107.4 per 1000 of the population over the period of a year.
Pudsey saw a similar crime rate of 104.8 per 1000 of the population.
Per 1000 of the population, the student-heavy ward of Headingley and Hyde park saw a crime rate of 93.8.
Over the same year, Roundhay was recorded as having a crime rate of 93.2 per 1000 of the population.
In 20th place is Weetwood, with a crime rate of 83.9 per 1000 of the population.