Crime Statistics for Northwood, Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Crime Statistics for Northwood, Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Northwood using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 332 street level crime incidents in Northwood in February 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Northwood, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime102
Anti Social Behaviour92
Criminal Damage Arson25
Shoplifting24
Other Theft22
Burglary15
Public Order15
Drugs9
Vehicle Crime9
Robbery8
Possession Of Weapons4
Theft From The Person3
Bicycle Theft2
Other Crime2
All Crime332

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Northwood. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Northwood

We've taken the ten nearest places to Northwood and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Northwood has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Hanley (0.88 miles)427
Stoke-on-Trent (1.39 miles)366
Northwood332
Birches Head332
Cobridge (1.24 miles)283
Burslem (1.39 miles)270
Bucknall (0.88 miles)222
Berry Hill (1.39 miles)170
Townsend (1.39 miles)164
Abbey Hulton (1.24 miles)137

5%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Northwood

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Northwood and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Birches Head102
Hanley94
Northwood89
Burslem72
Bucknall71
Stoke-on-Trent70
Cobridge67
Berry Hill67
Townsend56
Abbey Hulton55

Last updated: February 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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