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Newcastle-under-Lyme crime stats

The overall crime rate in Newcastle-under-Lyme city is 97.7 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 2.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 41.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 114% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 53.8% over the last twelve months.The category of "possession of weapons crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Possession of weapons crime" rate is at 121% of national crime rate which puts Newcastle-under-Lyme on 37. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 80 cases and has increased by 53.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Newcastle under Lyme crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime41.3%36. lowest114%2.9k-19.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime16.0%48. lowest97%1.1k-34.5%
Public order crime8.1%27. lowest104%566-21.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.8%23. lowest97%545-21.2%
Shoplifting crime7.2%14. lowest93%50233.2%
Other theft crime6.9%19. lowest84%482-24.3%
Burglary crime3.8%30. lowest86%2685.1%
Vehicle crime2.8%7. lowest43%197-23.9%
Drugs crime1.6%6. lowest58%115-26.8%
Other crime1.4%14. lowest76%101-9.8%
Bicycle theft crime1.2%45. lowest103%8210.8%
Possession of weapons crime1.1%37. lowest121%8053.8%
Theft from the person crime0.4%7. lowest19%30-36.2%
Robbery crime0.4%2. lowest29%27-60.3%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Newcastle under Lyme crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Newcastle-under-Lyme city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Newcastle under Lyme crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticNewcastle-under-Lyme city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour15.616.1
Bicycle theft1.11.1
Burglary3.74.3
Criminal damage and arson7.67.8
Drugs1.62.8
Other crime1.41.9
Other theft6.78.0
Possession of weapons1.10.9
Public order7.97.6
Robbery0.41.3
Shoplifting7.07.5
Theft from the person0.42.2
Vehicle crime2.76.3
Violent crime40.435.4

Newcastle under Lyme crime rate comparison map

Newcastle under Lyme crime rate comparison map

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