Newport crime stats

The overall crime rate in Newport postcode area is 120.4 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 21.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 126% of national crime rate. Criminal damage and arson crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 491.7% over the last twelve months.The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 174% of national crime rate which puts Newport on 5. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 11.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 6.3k cases and has decreased by 29% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Newport crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.0%16. highest126%21.2k1.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.3%20. highest144%11.0k18.5%
Public order crime →11.0%5. highest174%6.3k-29.0%
Shoplifting crime →6.8%35. highest109%3.9k43.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →6.6%41. highest102%3.8k491.7%
Other theft crime →5.7%43. lowest85%3.2k-0.5%
Vehicle crime →4.5%50. highest86%2.6k27.3%
Burglary crime →2.6%22. lowest71%1.5k3.5%
Other crime →2.4%12. highest153%1.4k11.7%
Drugs crime →2.2%48. highest95%1.2k12.0%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%45. highest96%42237.5%
Robbery crime →0.5%32. lowest46%284-4.7%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%24. lowest54%28311.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%21. lowest18%189-9.1%
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 postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Newport crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticNewport postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour23.216.1
Bicycle theft0.61.1
Burglary3.14.3
Criminal damage and arson7.97.8
Drugs2.62.8
Other crime2.81.9
Other theft6.88.0
Possession of weapons0.90.9
Public order13.27.6
Robbery0.61.3
Shoplifting8.27.5
Theft from the person0.42.2
Vehicle crime5.46.3
Violent crime44.635.4

Newport crime rate comparison map

Newport crime rate comparison map

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