Newcastle upon Tyne crime stats

March 2024

Most crimes, 49.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 119% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 53.6% over the last twelve months.Newcastle upon Tyne crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →31.8%25. highest119%49.6k3.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →22.7%6. highest191%35.4k2.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →9.1%9. highest152%14.2k-5.4%
Shoplifting crime →8.2%7. highest151%12.7k53.6%
Public order crime →7.5%18. highest127%11.6k-7.2%
Other theft crime →6.4%27. highest107%10.0k-6.3%
Vehicle crime →4.6%44. highest99%7.2k-9.0%
Burglary crime →3.0%45. lowest92%4.6k-8.6%
Other crime →1.8%22. highest133%2.9k6.6%
Drugs crime →1.8%42. lowest89%2.9k23.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%38. highest100%1.3k-11.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.8%29. highest115%1.2k15.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%34. highest49%1.1k11.7%
Robbery crime →0.7%40. highest69%1.0k36.7%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 191% of national crime rate which puts Newcastle upon Tyne on 6. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 22.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 35.4k cases and has increased by 2.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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