Immingham Crime Overview

Immingham is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Lincolnshire, and is the 58th most dangerous overall out of Lincolnshire's 599 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Immingham in 2020 was 68 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lincolnshire's overall crime rate, coming in 10% lower than the Lincolnshire rate of 75 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Immingham is the 222nd most dangerous small town, and the 1,544th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In July 2020, Immingham was the worst small town in Lincolnshire for possession of weapons, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.30 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2019 was also a bad month for Immingham residents, when it was Lincolnshire's most dangerous small town for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.10 per 1,000 residents. Immingham recorded 4 reports of bicycle theft during March 2019, making its crime rate of 0.40 the worst small town for bicycle theft in Lincolnshire that month.

The most common crimes in Immingham are violence and sexual offences, with 324 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 33. This is 3.4% lower than 2019's figure of 335 offences and a difference of 1.11 from 2019's crime rate of 34. Immingham's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Immingham Compared To Lincolnshire

Summary of Crimes in Immingham This Year

 ImminghamLincolnshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour17317.4926,90124.6141% safer
Bicycle Theft40.401,4041.28220% safer
Burglary373.745,6665.1839% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson797.9810,0439.1915% safer
Drugs60.612,3542.15252% safer
Other Crime181.822,2752.0814% safer
Other Theft474.755,9095.4114% safer
Possession of Weapons80.817530.6915% more dangerous
Public Order838.398,4147.708% more dangerous
Robbery10.104840.44340% safer
Shoplifting393.946,0145.5040% safer
Vehicle Crime262.633,7023.3929% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences32432.7534,66031.713.2% more dangerous

Immingham Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
North Hykeham82250.2135% safer
Holbeach59454.8324% safer
Sleaford1,15058.8715% safer
Barton-upon-Humber69259.3015% safer
Stamford1,23459.7614% safer
Immingham67267.92-
Mablethorpe and Sutton91572.436% more dangerous
Louth1,29074.088% more dangerous
Gainsborough2,629125.6046% more dangerous
Skegness2,938144.3253% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Immingham

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Immingham Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour16161917Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.20.911.30.40Safer
Burglary4.8973.7Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1010148Safer
Drugs0.400.510.910.61Getting worse
Other Crime0.912.22.61.8Safer
Other Theft7764.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.200.400.510.81Getting worse
Public Order2.24.678Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.200.510.300.10Safer
Shoplifting3.36113.9Safer
Vehicle Crime3.02.83.42.6Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences24383433Getting worse

Changes In Immingham's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Immingham to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.710.31% safer
Immingham67.92-
Coventry77.4112% more dangerous
Croydon83.2218% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8121% more dangerous
Bristol86.2121% more dangerous
Leicester97.4430% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8734% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2837% more dangerous
Bradford133.0249% more dangerous
Leeds137.1050% more dangerous

Crime in Immingham's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Immingham & Habrough68265First

Crime in Immingham During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Immingham change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Immingham saw a 700% increase in public order. Immingham saw a large fall in shoplifting during August, when it fell by 97% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+22%-+10%+60%+130%--35%+50%-
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary+100%-83%-70%--20%--67%-50%-83%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-46%-54%+100%--47%-76%-30%-50%-22%-
Drugs----------
Other Crime+100%---67%-25%--75%+100%+100%-
Other Theft-43%-86%-40%+33%-40%-+67%-40%-33%-
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+20%-86%+267%-13%+700%-67%+150%+125%+167%-
Robbery----------
Shoplifting-38%--25%-75%-80%-97%-44%+150%+300%-
Vehicle Crime-50%+100%----67%+100%--75%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-3%-27%+11%+85%-15%+29%+12%-54%+27%-95%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Immingham

What police force serves Immingham?
Immingham's local territorial police force is the Lincolnshire Police.
How dangerous is Immingham?
Immingham is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Lincolnshire.
What is Immingham's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Immingham are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Immingham?
Immingham's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021