The 20 most burgled postcodes in Britain

The top-rated postcode had 42 burglary reports per thousands people. Photo: DPA

The top 20 burglary hotspots in the UK have been revealed, with part of Manchester the worst in the country and 12 London postcodes in the list.

The figures came from 3.1 million home insurance quotes submitted to website MoneySupermarket.com over the course of a year.

Here are the top 20 most burgled postcode in the UK, according to the number of previous claims made per thousand people:

  • 20. HP10 - High Wycombe; Flackwell Heath; Handy Cross; Hedsor; Loudwater; Penn; Tylers Green; Wooburn; Wooburn Green; Wooburn Moor, Buckinghamshire, 27.3
  • 19. B24 - Erdington; Tyburn, Birmingham, 27.6
  • 18. LS16 - Adel, Bramhope; Cookridge; Eccup; Far Headingley; Holt Park; Ireland Wood; Lawnswood; Moor Grange; Tinshill; Weetwood; West Park, Leeds, 27.6
  • 17. N16 - Stoke Newington; Stamford Hill (part); Shacklewell; Dalston (part); Newington Green (part), London, 27.7
  • 16. N11 - New Southgate; Friern Barnet; Bounds Green; Arnos Grove (part), London, 27.7
  • 15. E9 - Homerton; Hackney Wick; South Hackney; Hackney Marshes; Victoria Park, London, 27.8
  • 14. N20 - Whetstone; Totteridge; Oakleigh Park, London, 28.0
  • 13. DN2 - Intake; Wheatley; Wheatley Hills, Doncaster, 28.7
  • 12. E8 - Hackney Central; Dalston; London Fields, London, 29.4
London Fields was in Britain's 12th most burgled postcode. Credit: Flickr / D1v1d under Creative Commons
  • 11. B73 - Boldmere; New Oscott; Wylde Green, Birmingham, 29.5
  • 10. SE27 - West Norwood; Gipsy Hill (part), London, 30.5
  • 9. UB6 - Greenford; Perivale, London, 30.9
  • 8. N18 - Upper Edmonton; Edmonton (part), London, 32.3
  • 7. L22 - Waterloo, Liverpool, 32.6
  • 6. L18 - Allerton; Mossley Hill, Liverpool, 33.3
  • 5. N2 - East Finchley; Fortis Green; Hampstead Garden Suburb (part), London, 34.5
  • 4. RM8 - Dagenham; Becontree; Becontree Heath, London, 35.9
  • 3. N10 - Muswell Hill, London, 40.9
  • 2. SE24 - Herne Hill; Tulse Hill (part), London, 41.8
  • 1. M21 - Chorlton-cum-Hardy; Barlow Moor, Manchester, 45.2
The M21 postcode was the most burgled in Britain last year, according to online insurance data. Credit: Google Maps