Bingham Crime Overview

Bingham is the second safest small town in Nottinghamshire, and is the 118th safest overall out of Nottinghamshire's 245 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bingham in 2020 was 35 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 111% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Bingham is the 170th safest small town, and the 5,432nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Bingham was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.20 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2019 was also a bad month for Bingham residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.29 per 1,000 residents. Bingham recorded 1 report of theft from the person during August 2017, making its crime rate of 0.10 the worst small town for theft from the person in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Bingham are violence and sexual offences, with 140 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 14. This is 18% lower than 2019's figure of 165 offences and a difference of 2.45 from 2019's crime rate of 16. Bingham's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2020.

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Crime in Bingham Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Bingham This Year

 BinghamNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15915.5942,34436.47134% safer
Bicycle Theft30.291,3371.15297% safer
Burglary333.245,3854.6443% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson494.819,8068.4576% safer
Drugs90.884,1093.54302% safer
Other Crime111.082,6512.28111% safer
Other Theft171.676,7615.82249% safer
Possession of Weapons60.599910.8544% safer
Public Order232.266,8495.90161% safer
Robbery10.107970.69590% safer
Shoplifting252.457,7256.65171% safer
Theft From the Person30.291,0720.92217% safer
Vehicle Crime353.435,9115.0948% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14013.7331,87527.45100% safer

Bingham Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Radcliffe on Trent24529.8017% safer
Bingham35534.81-
Greasley43538.6010% more dangerous
East Leake31038.7710% more dangerous
Cotgrave36544.9923% more dangerous
Calverton34445.7124% more dangerous
Ruddington37747.9927% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Bingham

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Bingham Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1710816Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.200.100.390.29Getting worse
Burglary1.92.92.23.2Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson6654.8Safer
Drugs0.880.201.20.88Getting worse
Other Crime0.200.881.11.1Getting worse
Other Theft4.22.62.81.7Safer
Possession of Weapons0.290.100.780.59Getting worse
Public Order2.33.82.02.3Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.20-0.10Safer
Shoplifting1.63.13.52.4Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.100.200.590.29Safer
Vehicle Crime3.22.863.4Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences12161614Safer

Changes In Bingham's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Bingham to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Bingham34.81-
Barnet67.7149% more dangerous
Coventry77.4155% more dangerous
Croydon83.2258% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8159% more dangerous
Bristol86.2160% more dangerous
Leicester97.4464% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8766% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2868% more dangerous
Bradford133.0274% more dangerous
Leeds137.1075% more dangerous

Crime in Bingham's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bingham35535First

Crime in Bingham During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Bingham change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Bingham saw a 1,500% increase in anti-social behaviour. Bingham saw a large fall in vehicle crime during April, when it fell by 89% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+250%+275%+180%+633%-50%+129%-47%+58%+1,500%+67%
Burglary+100%----60%-+200%+67%+600%+200%
Criminal Damage and Arson-40%+33%--+100%-43%-17%+150%-29%-67%
Drugs----------
Other Crime-----+100%-33%---
Other Theft--50%-67%-40%-67%-75%+200%-50%-75%-
Possession of Weapons-50%-----+50%---
Public Order+100%-50%-33%-50%+33%--+100%--50%
Shoplifting-75%-50%--+400%-50%-20%+50%-75%-
Theft From the Person-----50%-----
Vehicle Crime+600%-89%---57%-33%+100%-80%-38%-64%
Violence and Sexual Offences-45%-56%-38%-18%---31%--33%+143%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Bingham

What police force serves Bingham?
Bingham's local territorial police force is the Nottinghamshire Police.
How dangerous is Bingham?
Bingham is the second safest small town in Nottinghamshire.
What is Bingham's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Bingham are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Bingham?
Bingham's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021