Search...
Home
/
Hampshire
/
New Milton

Crime and Safety in New Milton

Page highlights:

New Milton is the safest medium-sized town in Hampshire, and is the 86th most dangerous overall out of Hampshire's 269 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in New Milton in 2021 was 60 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hampshire's overall crime rate, coming in 33% lower than the Hampshire rate of 80 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, New Milton is the 73rd safest medium-sized town, and the 2,228th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2021, New Milton was the worst MediumTown.ToInlineText() in Hampshire for burglary, with 19 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.72 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2021 was also a bad month for New Milton residents, when it was Hampshire's most dangerous MediumTown.ToInlineText() for drugs, recording 13 crimes at a rate of 0.49 per 1,000 residents. New Milton recorded 2 reports of robbery during July 2021, making its crime rate of 0.08 the worst MediumTown.ToInlineText() for robbery in Hampshire that month.

The most common crimes in New Milton are violence and sexual offences, with 715 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 27. This is 19% higher than 2020's figure of 578 offences and a difference of 5.20 from 2020's crime rate of 22. New Milton's least common crime is theft from the person, with 5 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 20% from 2020's figure of 6 crimes.

New Milton 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Medium-Sized Towns, Hampshire

20% lower, regional crime rate

South East

22% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in New Milton is 20% lower than the South East and 22% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

New Milton Crime Rate Over Time

>
New Milton
South East
England, Wales & NI

New Milton Crime Map

Incidents mapped in New Milton represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 11 May, 2022

Use Crime Map

Hover over a point to see a breakdown of crime types recorded at that location. You can also filter by individual crime types, or use a combinations of offences to visualize the data you need.

Tap to view map
Incident key:
 
Low
 
Medium
 
High
Design element, blobs on the top Design element, blobs on the bottom

Monthly
Crime Reports

Set up monthly updates on crime & public safety issues. We never spam.

Area
All of the UK
New Milton
Frequency
Monthly
ASAP
Type
Local Resident
Investor
Other

Historical Crime Rates for New Milton

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021601,572
2020551,441
2019551,451
2018531,406
2017541,410
2016421,113

Crime in New Milton Compared To Hampshire

Are you researching this topic for an article or project?

We're available to answer questions about crime data and can supply custom data to support your work.

Questions & Requests

Email us directly

[email protected]

Summary of Crimes in New Milton This Year

 New MiltonHampshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour2188.2827,80815.03 82% safer
Bicycle Theft130.492,4531.33 171% safer
Burglary1074.067,4744.04 0.49% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson1716.4914,0467.59 17% safer
Drugs542.054,6742.53 23% safer
Other Crime140.532,3201.25 136% safer
Other Theft1003.809,2114.98 31% safer
Possession of Weapons190.721,6540.89 24% safer
Public Order2067.8218,96410.25 31% safer
Robbery90.341,1030.60 76% safer
Shoplifting371.408,0724.36 211% safer
Theft From the Person50.198730.47 147% safer
Vehicle Crime1224.639,1784.96 7% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences71527.1467,12736.29 34% safer

New Milton Compared to Nearby Medium-Sized Towns)

Medium-Sized TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
New Milton1,57259.68-
Aldershot3,94267.3711% more dangerous
Totton and Eling2,20274.0619% more dangerous
Andover3,92790.9334% more dangerous
Eastleigh2,782101.9141% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in New Milton

View crime percentage over time for

Recent Crimes in New Milton

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Other theftOn or near Churchill CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Park ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Miller CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Old Milton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Partridge GreenInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Winton WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The ParkUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Seaward AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bluebell GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Meadow RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Spindlewood CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Badgers CopseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Forest PinesInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Magpie GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Caslake CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Downton LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near QueenswayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Station ApproachInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Miller CloseLocal resolution
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Brownsea CloseUnable to prosecute suspect

New Milton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour711118 Safer
Bicycle Theft1.10.650.340.49 Safer
Burglary64.64.64.1 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6866 Getting worse
Drugs1.21.64.52.0 Getting worse
Other Crime0.910.720.760.53 Safer
Other Theft4.13.43.03.8 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.760.490.610.72 Getting worse
Public Order4.1568 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.190.300.230.34 Getting worse
Shoplifting4.84.93.01.4 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.270.110.230.19 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.33.23.24.6 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences21222227 Getting worse

Changes In New Milton's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing New Milton to the UK's Major Cities

Medium-Sized TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry39.9349% safer
Birmingham49.6020% safer
New Milton59.68-
Barnet67.0811% more dangerous
Croydon82.4828% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0334% more dangerous
Bristol90.5234% more dangerous
Leicester111.5947% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0652% more dangerous
Bradford132.2855% more dangerous
Leeds150.9460% more dangerous

Crime in New Milton's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Barton on Sea26635Third
Hordle & Bashley32033Fourth
New Milton East62377Second
New Milton West53484First

New Milton Neighbourhood Crime Breakdown

Crime TypeSafest NeighbourhoodMost Dangerous Neighbourhood
Anti-Social BehaviourHordle & Bashley (42)New Milton East (108)
Bicycle TheftHordle & Bashley (1)New Milton East (8)
BurglaryHordle & Bashley (26)Barton on Sea (39)
Criminal Damage and ArsonHordle & Bashley (25)New Milton West (60)
DrugsHordle & Bashley (7)New Milton West (22)
Other CrimeBarton on Sea (2)New Milton West (6)
Other TheftHordle & Bashley (20)New Milton East (36)
Possession of WeaponsBarton on Sea (3)New Milton East (10)
Public OrderBarton on Sea (23)New Milton East (99)
Robbery (inc. mugging)Hordle & Bashley (1)New Milton East (7)
ShopliftingBarton on Sea (1)New Milton East (31)
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)Hordle & Bashley (1)New Milton West (2)
Vehicle CrimeHordle & Bashley (27)New Milton West (40)
Violence and Sexual OffencesBarton on Sea (109)New Milton West (277)

Crime in New Milton During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in New Milton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when New Milton saw a 1,700% increase in drugs. New Milton saw a large fall in vehicle crime during September, when it fell by 89% compared to September in 2019. Criminal Damage and Arson saw a fall in every month of New Milton's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+160%-21%-10%-24%-43%-9%+27%-12%+15%-57%
Bicycle Theft----+100%-50%-67%-75%--
Burglary+100%-67%-25%-44%+6%+63%-33%+33%+140%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-6%-20%-21%-22%+67%-39%-32%-47%-38%-21%
Drugs+1,700%+100%+700%+125%+567%-+33%+400%-79%+50%
Other Crime-+100%---67%-75%-50%-+200%-
Other Theft-20%-40%-36%-33%-11%-22%+20%+40%--50%
Possession of Weapons------+50%--+100%
Public Order-+75%-30%-52%-18%+39%-15%+29%+133%+100%
Robbery--67%-+100%------
Shoplifting-44%-75%-36%-27%-60%--69%-50%-43%+40%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+100%+200%+33%+100%+120%--89%-73%-67%-38%
Violence and Sexual Offences-32%-6%-2%+32%-2%+22%+6%-24%-40%+4%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in New Milton

What police force serves New Milton?
New Milton's local territorial police force is the Hampshire Constabulary.

How dangerous is New Milton?
New Milton is the safest medium-sized town in Hampshire.

What is New Milton's most common crime?
The most common crimes in New Milton are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in New Milton?
New Milton's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Search icon

Search by area