Newport crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 21.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 125% of national crime rate. Criminal damage and arson crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 326.0% over the last twelve months.Newport crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.7%17. highest125%21.1k2.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.7%17. highest147%11.0k15.6%
Public order crime →12.0%5. highest182%6.7k-24.3%
Shoplifting crime →6.3%43. highest104%3.5k36.4%
Other theft crime →5.8%37. lowest86%3.2k0.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →5.1%14. lowest76%2.9k326.0%
Vehicle crime →4.6%46. lowest87%2.6k26.4%
Other crime →2.3%15. highest147%1.3k4.8%
Burglary crime →2.2%10. lowest61%1.2k-18.3%
Drugs crime →2.1%48. highest93%1.2k7.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%47. highest90%39637.0%
Bicycle theft crime →0.5%19. lowest53%2778.6%
Robbery crime →0.5%27. lowest45%270-12.3%
Theft from the person crime →0.4%22. lowest22%204-2.9%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 182% of national crime rate which puts Newport on 5. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 12.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 6.7k cases and has decreased by 24.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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