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Northampton crime stats

The overall crime rate in Northampton city is 128.9 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 11.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 137% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 44.3% 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 193% of national crime rate which puts Northampton on 16. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 408 cases and has decreased by 1.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Northampton crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime37.8%42. highest137%11.1k-11.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime15.6%35. highest124%4.6k3.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.0%44. lowest116%2.1k-15.9%
Shoplifting crime6.9%33. lowest118%2.0k44.3%
Other theft crime6.6%49. lowest106%1.9k-18.0%
Vehicle crime6.6%28. highest134%1.9k4.1%
Public order crime5.3%15. lowest90%1.6k-19.7%
Burglary crime4.6%25. highest138%1.4k-0.6%
Drugs crime3.8%19. highest174%1.1k26.7%
Other crime1.8%50. highest122%518-9.8%
Possession of weapons crime1.4%16. highest193%408-1.7%
Robbery crime1.3%16. highest132%3977.0%
Bicycle theft crime1.1%52. highest124%31627.4%
Theft from the person crime0.4%19. lowest24%123-43.8%
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 city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Northampton crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticNorthampton city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour20.116.1
Bicycle theft1.41.1
Burglary6.04.3
Criminal damage and arson9.07.8
Drugs4.82.8
Other crime2.31.9
Other theft8.58.0
Possession of weapons1.80.9
Public order6.87.6
Robbery1.71.3
Shoplifting8.97.5
Theft from the person0.52.2
Vehicle crime8.46.3
Violent crime48.735.4

Northampton crime rate comparison map

Northampton crime rate comparison map

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