Narborough Crime Overview

Narborough is among the top 10 safest small towns in Leicestershire, and is the 103rd most dangerous overall out of Leicestershire's 237 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Narborough in 2020 was 40 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Leicestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 78% lower than the Leicestershire rate of 71 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Narborough is the 249th safest small town, and the 4,375th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2020, Narborough was the worst small town in Leicestershire for public order, with 15 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.7 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2019 was also a bad month for Narborough residents, when it was Leicestershire's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.35 per 1,000 residents. Narborough recorded 1 report of possession of weapons during May 2018, making its crime rate of 0.12 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Leicestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Narborough are violence and sexual offences, with 163 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 34% higher than 2019's figure of 108 offences and a difference of 6.34 from 2019's crime rate of 12. Narborough's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, the same as 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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See how Narborough shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Narborough and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Narborough Compared To Leicestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Narborough This Year

CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour8910.2612,75312.0317% safer
Bicycle Theft20.231,1541.09374% safer
Burglary252.884,5134.2648% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson364.158,5018.0293% safer
Drugs70.812,6452.49207% safer
Other Crime60.691,8371.73151% safer
Other Theft252.885,9785.6496% safer
Possession of Weapons10.126370.60400% safer
Public Order495.659,3608.8356% safer
Robbery10.127200.68467% safer
Shoplifting10.122,8482.692142% safer
Theft From the Person10.125390.51325% safer
Vehicle Crime313.576,0445.7060% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16318.7931,03229.2756% safer

Narborough Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Thurmaston34733.8019% safer
Whitwick29133.8319% safer
Broughton Astley33536.3310% safer
Braunstone65237.427% safer
Leicester Forest East29238.853.2% safer
Birstall59743.287% more dangerous
Lutterworth49447.5516% more dangerous
Ashby-de-la-Zouch90256.4229% more dangerous
Shepshed80457.1930% more dangerous
Sileby55461.4435% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Narborough

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Narborough Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour107610Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.460.580.350.23Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson663.94.2Safer
Drugs0.350.460.350.81Getting worse
Other Crime1.00.580.690.69Safer
Other Theft2.
Possession of Weapons-0.350.120.12Safer
Public Order1.73.04.06Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)
Vehicle Crime10673.6Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences10121219Getting worse

Changes In Narborough's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Narborough to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7141% more dangerous
Coventry77.4148% more dangerous
Croydon83.2252% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8153% more dangerous
Bristol86.2153% more dangerous
Leicester97.4459% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8761% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2863% more dangerous
Bradford133.0270% more dangerous
Leeds137.1071% more dangerous

Crime in Narborough's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank

Crime in Narborough During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Narborough change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Narborough saw a 1,400% increase in public order. Narborough saw a large fall in vehicle crime during November, when it fell by 80% compared to November in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour-44%+400%+40%+125%+67%+33%+500%+150%+600%+100%
Criminal Damage and Arson-25%+200%-40%-+300%-50%+50%--25%-60%
Other Theft--25%---33%-67%--+50%-50%
Public Order-33%+33%+1,400%--33%-67%-25%+67%+400%-
Vehicle Crime-40%-60%-71%-50%+300%+67%-50%--80%-33%
Violence and Sexual Offences-42%+55%+22%+47%+260%-8%+300%+114%-36%+50%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Narborough

What police force serves Narborough?
Narborough's local territorial police force is the Leicestershire Police.
How dangerous is Narborough?
Narborough is among the top 10 safest small towns in Leicestershire.
What is Narborough's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Narborough are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Narborough?
Narborough's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 07 May 2021