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Newport crime stats

The overall crime rate in Newport city is 159.2 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 6.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 148% of national crime rate. Criminal damage and arson crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 516.7% over the last twelve months.The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 226% of national crime rate which puts Newport on 7. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 10.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 2.2k cases and has increased by 62.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Newport crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime33.0%28. highest148%6.9k1.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime18.7%11. highest185%3.9k25.0%
Shoplifting crime10.7%7. highest226%2.2k62.2%
Public order crime10.2%3. highest214%2.1k-29.7%
Criminal damage and arson crime6.2%49. highest126%1.3k516.7%
Other theft crime5.7%38. highest112%1.2k6.3%
Vehicle crime5.2%30. highest132%1.1k50.1%
Drugs crime2.8%25. highest160%5828.4%
Burglary crime2.5%35. lowest90%5126.4%
Other crime2.2%15. highest193%4699.3%
Bicycle theft crime0.9%51. highest126%18310.2%
Possession of weapons crime0.8%46. lowest132%16022.1%
Robbery crime0.7%46. lowest87%149-19.5%
Theft from the person crime0.5%43. lowest35%1034.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Newport crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Newport city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Newport crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticNewport city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour29.816.1
Bicycle theft1.41.1
Criminal damage and arson9.87.8
Other crime3.61.9
Other theft9.08.0
Possession of weapons1.20.9
Public order16.27.6
Theft from the person0.82.2
Vehicle crime8.46.3
Violent crime52.635.4

Newport crime rate comparison map

Newport crime rate comparison map

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