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Crime and Safety in Immingham

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Immingham is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Lincolnshire, and is the 45th most dangerous overall out of Lincolnshire's 563 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Immingham in 2021 was 73 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lincolnshire's overall crime rate, coming in 2.7% lower than the Lincolnshire rate of 75 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Immingham is the 225th most dangerous small town, and the 1,391st 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 334 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 34. This is 3.0% higher than 2020's figure of 324 offences and a difference of 1.01 from 2020's crime rate of 33. Immingham's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 4 offences recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Immingham 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Lincolnshire

13% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

4.3% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Immingham is 13% lower than the East Midlands and 4.3% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Immingham Crime Rate Over Time

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Immingham Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Immingham 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 Immingham

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202173725
202068672
201987863
201882813
201758570
201665648

Crime in Immingham Compared To Lincolnshire

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Summary of Crimes in Immingham This Year

 ImminghamLincolnshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour13513.6424,31122.24 63% safer
Bicycle Theft40.401,2621.15 188% safer
Burglary222.224,5784.19 89% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson878.7910,0089.16 4.2% safer
Drugs90.912,1852.00 120% safer
Other Crime212.122,2772.08 1.9% more dangerous
Other Theft555.565,9605.45 2.0% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons60.616870.63 3.3% safer
Public Order11111.228,6617.92 29% more dangerous
Shoplifting535.365,7285.24 2.2% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime232.323,2722.99 29% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences33433.7636,82433.69 0.21% more dangerous

Immingham Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Stamford1,09753.1338% safer
Holbeach63958.9924% safer
Barton-upon-Humber69959.9022% safer
Sleaford1,20961.8918% safer
Louth1,25872.241.4% safer
Immingham72573.28-
Mablethorpe and Sutton95975.913.5% more dangerous
Gainsborough2,884137.7947% more dangerous
Skegness3,186156.5053% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Immingham

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Recent Crimes in Immingham

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Steeping DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Robert CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Copse CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Thornbury RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Allerton DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Steeping DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Waterworks StreetFurther action is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near RoundwayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Southern RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hadleigh RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Highfield AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Parking AreaSuspect charged as part of another case
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Thornbury RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Hadleigh RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Copse CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Immingham Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour16191714 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.911.30.400.40 Safer
Burglary973.72.2 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson101489 Safer
Drugs0.510.910.610.91 Getting worse
Other Crime2.22.61.82.1 Getting worse
Other Theft764.86 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.400.510.810.61 Getting worse
Public Order4.67811 Getting worse
Shoplifting6113.95 Safer
Vehicle Crime2.83.42.62.3 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences38343334 Getting worse

Changes In Immingham's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Immingham to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.089% safer
Immingham73.28-
Croydon82.4811% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0519% more dangerous
Bristol90.5219% more dangerous
Coventry102.2428% more dangerous
Leicester111.5934% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0640% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6443% more dangerous
Bradford132.2845% more dangerous
Leeds150.9451% more dangerous

Crime in Immingham's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Immingham & Habrough73870First

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 town 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 bicycle theft.

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