Crime Statistics for Barrack Hill, Newport, City of Newport, May 2021

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Crime Statistics for Barrack Hill, Newport, City of Newport
Crime Statistics for Barrack Hill, Newport, City of Newport
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Barrack Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 330 street level crime incidents in Barrack Hill in May 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Barrack Hill, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime98
Anti Social Behaviour67
Public Order54
Other Theft23
Vehicle Crime15
Criminal Damage Arson7
Other Crime5
Bicycle Theft4
Theft From The Person3
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime330

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Barrack Hill. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.

Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Barrack Hill

We've taken the ten nearest places to town; ?> and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Barrack Hill has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Barnardtown (0.88 miles)689
Casnewydd (Newport) (0.88 miles)689
Newport (0.88 miles)689
Crindau (0.62 miles)563
Barrack Hill330
Malpas (0.62 miles)216
Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (0.95 miles)184
Allt-yr-yn (0.88 miles)144
Bettws (0.88 miles)130

of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Barrack Hill

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Barrack Hill and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Casnewydd (Newport)190
Barrack Hill98
Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal64

Last updated: May 2021
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