Lincoln crime stats

Last updated: 12 May 2024

The overall crime rate in Lincoln postcode area is 96.6 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 10.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 101% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 13.4% over the last twelve months.The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 130% of national crime rate which puts Lincoln on 15. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 2.7k cases and has decreased by 1.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of April 2023 - March 2024.

Lincoln crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →36.5%48. highest101%10.2k-5.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →18.1%36. highest112%5.1k0.2%
Shoplifting crime →9.6%15. highest130%2.7k-1.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.1%45. highest100%2.3k-16.7%
Public order crime →6.8%38. lowest87%1.9k-18.9%
Other theft crime →6.6%28. lowest83%1.9k-5.2%
Burglary crime →3.9%43. lowest90%1.1k-12.7%
Vehicle crime →2.8%20. lowest45%784-24.6%
Other crime →2.3%28. highest122%640-0.3%
Drugs crime →2.2%38. lowest78%60813.4%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%27. highest113%354-20.4%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%49. highest89%23513.0%
Robbery crime →0.6%34. lowest49%172-5.0%
Theft from the person crime →0.3%6. lowest14%76-12.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Lincoln crime rate by crime statistic

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

Lincoln crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticLincoln postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour17.515.6
Bicycle theft1.21.1
Criminal damage and arson7.87.8
Other crime2.21.8
Other theft6.47.7
Possession of weapons0.80.9
Public order6.67.6
Theft from the person0.31.9
Vehicle crime2.76.0
Violent crime35.334.9

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Lincoln crime rate comparison map

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