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Crime and Safety in Barton-upon-Humber

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Barton-upon-Humber is among the top 10 safest small towns in Lincolnshire, and is the 80th most dangerous overall out of Lincolnshire's 563 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Barton-upon-Humber in 2021 was 60 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lincolnshire's overall crime rate, coming in 26% lower than the Lincolnshire rate of 75 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Barton-upon-Humber is the 365th most dangerous small town, and the 2,254th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2021, Barton-upon-Humber was the worst small town in Lincolnshire for other crime, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.43 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2020 was also a bad month for Barton-upon-Humber residents, when it was Lincolnshire's most dangerous small town for bicycle theft, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.17 per 1,000 residents. Barton-upon-Humber recorded 1 report of theft from the person during September 2020, making its crime rate of 0.09 the worst small town for theft from the person in Lincolnshire that month.

The most common crimes in Barton-upon-Humber are violence and sexual offences, with 355 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 30. This is 14% higher than 2020's figure of 307 offences and a difference of 4.11 from 2020's crime rate of 26. Barton-upon-Humber's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 3 crimes.

Barton-upon-Humber 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Lincolnshire

38% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

28% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Barton-upon-Humber is 38% lower than the East Midlands and 28% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Barton-upon-Humber Crime Rate Over Time

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Barton-upon-Humber Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Barton-upon-Humber represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Barton-upon-Humber

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202160699
202059692
201968796
201872843
201765762
201645521

Crime in Barton-upon-Humber Compared To Lincolnshire

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Summary of Crimes in Barton-upon-Humber This Year

 Barton-upon-HumberLincolnshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour14712.6024,31122.24 77% safer
Bicycle Theft30.261,2621.15 342% safer
Burglary151.294,5784.19 225% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson756.4310,0089.16 42% safer
Drugs110.942,1852.00 113% safer
Other Crime252.142,2772.08 2.8% more dangerous
Other Theft423.605,9605.45 51% safer
Possession of Weapons30.266870.63 142% safer
Public Order1028.748,6617.92 9% more dangerous
Robbery40.345050.46 35% safer
Shoplifting524.465,7285.24 17% safer
Vehicle Crime121.033,2722.99 190% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences35530.4236,82433.69 11% safer

Barton-upon-Humber Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bottesford60.5610596% safer
Bourne70440.6947% safer
North Hykeham73244.7234% safer
Stamford1,09753.1313% safer
Holbeach63958.991.5% safer
Barton-upon-Humber69959.90-
Sleaford1,20961.893.2% more dangerous
Louth1,25872.2417% more dangerous
Immingham72573.2818% more dangerous
Mablethorpe and Sutton95975.9121% more dangerous
Gainsborough2,884137.7957% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Barton-upon-Humber

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Recent Crimes in Barton-upon-Humber

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Victoria DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Kingston ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near George StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near ForkedaleInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Market LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Tyson CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Cornhill DriveLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Victoria DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Shopping AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Nightingale CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022DrugsOn or near Castledyke WestOffender given a drugs possession warning
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Beretun GreenInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near FleetgateUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Kingston ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ramsden AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near River ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Queen StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Castledyke WestUnable to prosecute suspect

Barton-upon-Humber Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour13121413 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.940.430.260.26 Safer
Burglary73.62.41.3 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson9876 Safer
Drugs0.691.01.90.94 Getting worse
Other Crime1.81.51.82.1 Getting worse
Other Theft554.23.6 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.600.690.340.26 Safer
Public Order6889 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.340.260.260.34 Getting worse
Shoplifting1292.64.5 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.03.03.31.0 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25272630 Getting worse

Changes In Barton-upon-Humber's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Barton-upon-Humber's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Barton-upon-Humber that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Waters' Edge Country Park122--10.13

Comparing Barton-upon-Humber to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barton-upon-Humber59.90-
Barnet67.0811% more dangerous
Croydon82.4827% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0533% more dangerous
Bristol90.5234% more dangerous
Coventry102.2441% more dangerous
Leicester111.5946% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0651% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6454% more dangerous
Bradford132.2855% more dangerous
Leeds150.9460% more dangerous

Crime in Barton-upon-Humber's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Barton upon Humber69960First

Crime in Barton-upon-Humber During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Barton-upon-Humber change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Barton-upon-Humber saw a 400% increase in public order. Barton-upon-Humber saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during December, when it fell by 97% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+38%+58%-27%+6%+213%-46%+150%+91%+44%-
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-80%-86%-17%-25%+100%+200%--+100%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-25%-62%-50%+50%+125%-29%--+23%-
Drugs+100%--+100%-50%+50%--+300%-
Other Crime+100%+100%+200%+100%---67%---
Other Theft-60%-63%---57%+133%+33%+67%+20%-
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-13%+50%+25%-54%+13%+400%+160%-8%+33%-
Robbery-----+100%----
Shoplifting-40%---93%-83%-90%-78%--87%-
Vehicle Crime-67%-+200%-67%-20%-+150%-50%+60%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-11%-8%-16%+56%-28%+15%+42%+12%+13%-97%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Barton-upon-Humber

What police force serves Barton-upon-Humber?
Barton-upon-Humber's local territorial police force is the Lincolnshire Police.

How dangerous is Barton-upon-Humber?
Barton-upon-Humber is among the top 10 safest small town in Lincolnshire.

What is Barton-upon-Humber's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Barton-upon-Humber are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Barton-upon-Humber?
Barton-upon-Humber's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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