Southampton crime stats

The overall crime rate in Southampton postcode area is 96.6 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 24.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 105% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 35.3% 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 131% of national crime rate which puts Southampton on 17. 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 806 cases and has increased by 0.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Southampton crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →38.4%46. highest105%24.6k-11.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →9.6%11. lowest58%6.2k-14.0%
Public order crime →9.1%23. highest116%5.8k-21.9%
Shoplifting crime →8.7%31. highest112%5.6k35.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.7%47. lowest96%5.0k-14.7%
Other theft crime →6.9%37. lowest84%4.5k-7.1%
Vehicle crime →6.3%42. highest97%4.1k-18.4%
Burglary crime →4.7%40. highest106%3.0k-21.5%
Drugs crime →3.2%33. highest112%2.1k11.5%
Other crime →1.3%21. lowest67%831-20.6%
Possession of weapons crime →1.3%17. highest131%8060.5%
Bicycle theft crime →1.2%30. highest107%794-32.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%50. highest31%457-8.0%
Robbery crime →0.7%40. lowest51%449-11.3%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Southampton crime rate by crime statistic

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

Southampton crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSouthampton postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour9.316.1
Bicycle theft1.21.1
Burglary4.64.3
Criminal damage and arson7.57.8
Drugs3.12.8
Other crime1.31.9
Other theft6.78.0
Possession of weapons1.20.9
Public order8.87.6
Robbery0.71.3
Shoplifting8.47.5
Theft from the person0.72.2
Vehicle crime6.16.3
Violent crime37.135.4

Southampton crime rate comparison map

Southampton crime rate comparison map

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