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
1B5Digbeth, Highgate, Lee Bank57.14
2B94Olton, Solihull52.63
4N21Winchmore Hill, Bush Hill, Grange Park50.13
5M21Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Firswood49.22
6BS7Bishopston, Horfield, Filton49.13
7SK4Stockport, Four Heatons49.12
10IG9Buckhurst Hill47.83
11SK8Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Gatley, Heald Green47.62
13B15Edgbaston, Lee Bank47.08
14E18Woodford, South Woodford47.04
15M20Didsbury, Withington47.02
16RM14Upminster, Cranham, North Ockendon, Bulphan46.80
17GU23Send, Ripley, Ockham, Wisley46.80
18NW11Golders Green, Hampstead Garden Suburb46.79
19SE21Dulwich, Dulwich Village, West Dulwich, Tulse Hill, Sydenham Hill46.12