Burglary Hotspots

Do you live in a burglary hotspot? Enter your postcode to see how your address compares to the rest of the UK.

Burglary can cause upset and anguish. Even if the financial losses are minimised by a home insurance claim, it's better to avoid being burgled at all by taking simple, practical steps boost levels of home security and consider fitting an alarm.

We've crunched through two million home insurance quotes run on our site over the past couple of years to find out which postcodes have the highest incidence of claims for burglary. Where does yours rank in our table?


UK Rank Postal Area Code Postal Area Rate per '000
UK Rank Postal Area Code Postal Area Rate per '000
2CM4Blackmore, Fryerning, Ingatestone, Stock49.76
4EH4Dean Village, Comely Bank, Barnton, Cramond46.43
5LS8Fearnville, Gipton, Gledhow, Harehills, Oakwood, Roundhay46.30
6B94Olton, Solihull45.80
7GU23Send, Ripley, Ockham, Wisley45.30
8SK8Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Gatley, Heald Green45.29
9EH15Portobello, Duddingston43.99
10M21Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Firswood43.98
11CB5Cambridge (East)43.48
12M20Didsbury, Withington42.92
13BS7Bishopston, Horfield, Filton42.79
15SK4Stockport, Four Heatons42.08
16L16Broadgreen, Bowring Park, Childwall42.04
17LS17Alwoodley, Bardsey, East Keswick, Eccup, Harewood, Moor Allerton, Moortown, Shadwell, Weardley, Wike41.81
18BS9Coombe Dingle, Sneyd Park, Stoke Bishop, Westbury on Trym, Henleaze, Bristol41.78
20IG9Buckhurst Hill41.28