Newport crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 20.9k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 124% of national crime rate. Criminal damage and arson crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 178.5% over the last twelve months.Newport crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.0%22. highest124%20.9k1.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.9%20. highest147%11.0k15.4%
Public order crime →13.1%5. highest187%7.2k-18.8%
Shoplifting crime →6.3%43. highest104%3.5k44.2%
Other theft crime →5.9%30. lowest84%3.2k0.8%
Vehicle crime →4.3%41. lowest78%2.4k15.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →3.7%3. lowest53%2.0k178.5%
Other crime →2.3%15. highest149%1.3k8.5%
Drugs crime →2.2%48. highest95%1.2k13.3%
Burglary crime →2.2%9. lowest58%1.2k-24.8%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%47. highest90%38838.6%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%16. lowest52%2786.1%
Robbery crime →0.5%28. lowest44%274-4.9%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%22. lowest22%2135.4%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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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 187% of national crime rate which puts Newport on 5. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 13.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 7.2k cases and has decreased by 18.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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