Luton crime stats

The overall crime rate in Luton postcode area is 105.7 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 10.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 96% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 22.2% over the last twelve months.The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 150% of national crime rate which puts Luton on 20. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 9.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 3.0k cases and has increased by 0.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Luton crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →32.1%43. lowest96%10.8k-0.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime →18.0%30. highest118%6.1k0.8%
Vehicle crime →9.0%20. highest150%3.0k0.9%
Other theft crime →7.8%30. highest103%2.6k-8.9%
Public order crime →7.4%33. highest104%2.5k-10.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime →6.9%42. lowest94%2.3k-0.1%
Shoplifting crime →5.7%26. lowest80%1.9k18.4%
Burglary crime →3.9%46. highest95%1.3k5.3%
Drugs crime →3.1%26. highest118%1.0k-1.5%
Other crime →1.7%44. highest99%586-0.5%
Possession of weapons crime →1.3%12. highest144%4244.7%
Theft from the person crime →1.1%26. highest54%38522.2%
Robbery crime →1.0%36. highest79%330-6.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.9%48. highest86%304-5.3%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Luton crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Luton postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Luton crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticLuton postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour19.116.1
Bicycle theft1.01.1
Burglary4.14.3
Criminal damage and arson7.37.8
Drugs3.32.8
Other crime1.81.9
Other theft8.38.0
Possession of weapons1.30.9
Public order7.97.6
Robbery1.01.3
Shoplifting6.07.5
Theft from the person1.22.2
Vehicle crime9.56.3
Violent crime33.935.4

Luton crime rate comparison map

Luton crime rate comparison map

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