Northampton crime stats

The overall crime rate in Northampton postcode area is 110.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 27.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 121% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 26.5% over the last twelve months.The category of "possession of weapons crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Possession of weapons crime" rate is at 157% of national crime rate which puts Northampton on 8. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 923 cases and has decreased by 5.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Northampton crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.8%19. highest121%27.2k-9.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.5%35. highest113%11.6k3.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.3%40. highest103%5.1k-14.5%
Shoplifting crime →6.8%50. highest99%4.8k26.5%
Other theft crime →6.5%49. highest89%4.6k-13.0%
Vehicle crime →5.6%41. highest98%4.0k0.4%
Public order crime →5.2%19. lowest75%3.6k-18.1%
Burglary crime →4.1%41. highest104%2.9k-5.9%
Drugs crime →3.4%18. highest133%2.4k10.0%
Other crime →2.2%23. highest128%1.5k-4.9%
Possession of weapons crime →1.3%8. highest157%923-5.4%
Robbery crime →1.2%28. highest97%8150.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%45. lowest79%55811.4%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%20. lowest17%249-31.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Northampton crime rate by crime statistic

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

Northampton crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticNorthampton postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour18.216.1
Bicycle theft0.91.1
Burglary4.54.3
Criminal damage and arson8.07.8
Drugs3.72.8
Other crime2.41.9
Other theft7.28.0
Possession of weapons1.40.9
Public order5.77.6
Robbery1.31.3
Shoplifting7.57.5
Theft from the person0.42.2
Vehicle crime6.26.3
Violent crime42.835.4

Northampton crime rate comparison map

Northampton crime rate comparison map

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