Crime Statistics for Newport, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, May 2021

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Crime Statistics for Newport, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
Crime Statistics for Newport, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Newport 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 135 street level crime incidents in Newport in May 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Newport, 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 Crime68
Public Order20
Anti Social Behaviour15
Criminal Damage Arson10
Other Theft8
Burglary3
Shoplifting3
Bicycle Theft2
Drugs2
Other Crime2
Robbery1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime135

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 Newport. 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 Newport

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 Newport has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Barton (0.88 miles)218
Fairlee (1.39 miles)218
Parkhurst (1.24 miles)194
Pan (0.62 miles)176
Shide (0.62 miles)176
Newport135
Carisbrooke (0.62 miles)58
Forest Side (1.39 miles)23
Clatterford (0.88 miles)16
Isle of Wight (0.78 miles)14

5.3%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Newport

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Fairlee110
Barton106
Parkhurst101
Pan90
Shide90
Newport68
Carisbrooke37
Forest Side13
Clatterford8
Isle of Wight7

Last updated: May 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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