Crime in North Kesteven compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending September 2018, the crime rate in North Kesteven was lower than the average crime rate across similar areas.

The red and green lines show how far the crime rate would normally vary from the average. North Kesteven lies below the green line, so its crime rate is lower than normal for the group.

How to interpret this chart

This chart compares the crime rate in your local area to the average crime rate across similar areas. It shows the total number of crimes over a twelve month period per thousand residents, for the crime type selected.

Where your area lies in relation to the red and green lines is more important than its rank among similar areas. If your area lies between the red and green lines, its crime rate is normal for the group. If your area lies above the red line, its crime rate is higher than normal for the group, and similarly, if your area lies below the green line, its crime rate is lower than normal.

The areas shown in this chart are those that have been assessed to be most similar to your own. However, the circumstances within these areas do still vary and these variations can have an impact on the crime rates observed.

Data bounds Crime rate
Upper bound 49.31
Most Similar Group average 43.71
Lower bound 38.74
Area Crime rate
North Kesteven 32.24
Forest of Dean 33.40
Broadland 36.14
North Norfolk 36.60
East Cambridgeshire 38.79
South Norfolk 38.99
Wealden 39.15
East & Mid Devon 42.98
Maldon 44.58
Suffolk Coastal 47.72
Staffordshire Moorlands 48.46
South Staffordshire 50.68
South Holland 52.70
Melton 55.24
Monmouthshire 57.94

(Source: ONS)

Crime in North Kesteven compared with crime in the Lincolnshire force area

In the year ending September 2018, the crime rate in North Kesteven was lower than average for the Lincolnshire force area.

How to interpret this chart

This chart compares the crime rate in your local area to the average crime rate across the force area. It shows the total number of crimes over a twelve month period per thousand residents, for the crime type selected.

Area Crime rate
Force average 56.29
North Kesteven 32.24
South Kesteven 48.85
West Lindsey 50.63
South Holland 52.70
East Lindsey 63.78
Boston 71.28
Lincoln 107.99

(Source: ONS)

Crime changes over time in North Kesteven and in the Lincolnshire force area

In the quarter ending September 2018, crime rates were:

  • up in North Kesteven
  • up in the Lincolnshire force area

compared with the corresponding quarter in 2017.

How to interpret this chart

This chart shows how crime rates in your local area and police force area have changed over time. It also shows how the average crime rates in similar areas to your local area have changed over time.

The chart shows the quarterly crimes per thousand residents, for the crime type selected, over a three year period. Note that some crime types have distinct seasonal patterns and this should be borne in mind when viewing the chart.

Crime rate
Date North Kesteven Most Similar Group average Lincolnshire North Kesteven
September 2015 8.92 12.58 6.16
December 2015 8.53 11.83 6.11
March 2016 8.36 11.37 5.35
June 2016 9.01 12.03 6.04
September 2016 9.58 12.98 6.55
December 2016 9.37 12.66 7.12
March 2017 9.53 12.00 6.13
June 2017 10.86 14.16 7.53
September 2017 11.34 14.57 7.61
December 2017 10.38 13.32 7.24
March 2018 10.16 12.14 6.88
June 2018 11.39 16.26 8.36
September 2018 12.20 17.86 10.32

(Source: ONS)

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