Crime in Nottingham compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending September 2018, the crime rate in Nottingham was about the same as the average crime rate across similar areas.

The red and green lines show how far the crime rate would normally vary from the average. Nottingham lies between the red and green lines, so its crime rate is 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 145.58
Most Similar Group average 129.04
Lower bound 114.39
Area Crime rate
Wolverhampton 90.08
Birmingham 92.43
Hastings 98.70
Lincoln 107.99
Liverpool 117.91
Leicester 119.32
Stoke on Trent 119.47
Salford 122.98
Norwich 123.44
Nottingham 129.00
Newcastle upon Tyne 145.05
Middlesbrough 149.11
Kingston upon Hull 151.85
Manchester 176.39
Blackpool 191.95

(Source: ONS)

Crime in Nottingham compared with crime in the Nottinghamshire force area

In the year ending September 2018, the crime rate in Nottingham was higher than average for the Nottinghamshire 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 86.93
South Nottinghamshire 53.94
Newark & Sherwood 71.76
Bassetlaw 87.22
Ashfield 89.61
Mansfield 103.62
Nottingham 129.00

(Source: ONS)

Crime changes over time in Nottingham and in the Nottinghamshire force area

In the quarter ending September 2018, crime rates were:

  • up in Nottingham
  • up in the Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham Most Similar Group average Nottinghamshire Nottingham
September 2015 23.16 16.08 23.28
December 2015 23.87 15.24 23.01
March 2016 23.00 14.00 20.81
June 2016 24.46 15.17 21.28
September 2016 25.74 16.83 24.15
December 2016 27.41 20.20 29.93
March 2017 27.27 18.96 28.38
June 2017 30.26 20.36 29.48
September 2017 31.24 20.97 30.33
December 2017 31.04 21.80 31.83
March 2018 30.21 20.85 30.82
June 2018 34.17 23.31 34.10
September 2018 34.47 23.41 33.80

(Source: ONS)

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