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Newcastle upon Tyne crime stats

The overall crime rate in Newcastle upon Tyne city is 149.7 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 14.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 30.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 127% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 47.1% over the last twelve months.The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 207% of national crime rate which puts Newcastle upon Tyne on 8. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 22.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 10.6k cases and has increased by 0.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Newcastle upon Tyne crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime30.1%50. lowest127%14.3k0.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime22.3%8. highest207%10.6k0.9%
Shoplifting crime8.4%32. highest167%4.0k47.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.8%29. highest149%3.7k-11.9%
Public order crime7.3%35. highest143%3.4k-12.2%
Other theft crime7.1%11. highest133%3.4k-8.9%
Vehicle crime5.0%40. highest119%2.4k-11.5%
Burglary crime3.2%48. highest109%1.5k-3.7%
Drugs crime2.8%29. highest150%1.3k26.8%
Theft from the person crime1.5%9. highest101%71614.4%
Other crime1.5%53. highest119%6999.4%
Bicycle theft crime1.2%29. highest164%577-23.4%
Robbery crime1.0%24. highest116%48221.4%
Possession of weapons crime0.9%47. highest145%42515.8%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Newcastle upon Tyne crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Newcastle upon Tyne city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Newcastle upon Tyne crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticNewcastle upon Tyne city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour33.416.1
Bicycle theft1.81.1
Burglary4.74.3
Criminal damage and arson11.67.8
Drugs4.22.8
Other crime2.21.9
Other theft10.78.0
Possession of weapons1.30.9
Public order10.97.6
Robbery1.51.3
Shoplifting12.67.5
Theft from the person2.32.2
Vehicle crime7.56.3
Violent crime45.135.4

Newcastle upon Tyne crime rate comparison map

Newcastle upon Tyne crime rate comparison map

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