Crime in North Kesteven compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending June 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 48.29
Most Similar Group average 42.86
Lower bound 38.05
Area Crime rate
North Kesteven 29.57
Forest of Dean 34.16
Broadland 35.83
North Norfolk 36.06
Wealden 39.06
South Norfolk 39.43
East Cambridgeshire 39.87
Maldon 41.31
East & Mid Devon 42.01
South Holland 47.51
Suffolk Coastal 47.75
Staffordshire Moorlands 48.18
South Staffordshire 52.59
Monmouthshire 54.23
Melton 55.39

(Source: ONS)

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

In the year ending June 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 56.36
North Kesteven 29.57
South Kesteven 46.86
South Holland 47.51
West Lindsey 49.21
East Lindsey 59.23
Boston 67.63
Lincoln 104.76

(Source: ONS)

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

In the quarter ending June 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
June 2015 8.61 12.14 6.20
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 12.18 6.86
June 2018 11.41 16.30 8.37

(Source: ONS)

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