These are the worst areas in Leeds for reports of Islamophobic hate crime

Numbers of anti-Muslim hate crime reported in Leeds has soared by more than 1000% in the last five years.

Thursday, 28th March 2019, 1:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th March 2019, 1:43 pm
Abu Huraira Mosque in Beeston

Here, we take a look at the city wards which had the highest rates of Islamophobic hate crimes reported.

The Woodhouse ward was the worst affected by reports of Islamophobic hate crime with 112 incidents reported to police between 2013 and 2018 - that's nearly double the second worst on the list.
The Gipton and Harehills ward had 62 incidents of Islamophobic hate crime reported to police between 2013 and 2018.

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Leeds city centre, which comes under the Hunslet and Riverside ward, had 59 reports of anti-Muslim hate crime.
Chapel Allerton had 34 reported incidents between 2013 and 2018.
There were 33 reports in the Armley ward in the five-year time period.
There were 29 reported incidents of anti-Muslim hate crime in the Burmantofts ward.
There were 26 reports of anti-Muslim hate crime between 2013 and 2018 in the Headingley and Hyde Park areas.
Police said there were 24 reports in the time period.
There were 23 hate crime reports in the Killingbeck ward in this time period.
Kirkstall had the same number of incidents as Killingbeck with 23 reports of Islamophobic hate crime between 2013 and 2018.