Crime Statistics for Aykley Heads, Durham, 2024

There were a total of 58 street level crime incidents in Aykley Heads in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Burglary.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour45
Burglary2
Public Order2
Vehicle Crime2
Drugs2
Violent Crime1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Shoplifting1
All Crime58

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Aykley Heads. 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.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Aykley Heads

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Gilesgate (1.24 miles)77
Durham (0.88 miles)60
Aykley Heads58
Newton Hall (1.39 miles)19
Framwellgate Moor (0.62 miles)19
Pity Me (1.24 miles)18
Bearpark (1.86 miles)9
Broompark (1.75 miles)6
Browney (0.94 miles)5
Neville’s Cross (1.39 miles)2

18.64%
of Neville's Cross residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Aykley Heads?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Gilesgate6
Newton Hall6
Pity Me6
Durham5
Framwellgate Moor4
Aykley Heads1
Bearpark1
Browney1
Broompark0
Neville’s Cross0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Aykley Heads?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Aykley Heads to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Aykley Heads compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Aykley Heads and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Aykley Heads is ranked #9.

#WardScore
1Sacriston72
2Willington and Hunwick72
3Sherburn70
4Brandon62
5Deerness55
6Elvet and Gilesgate54
7Esh and Witton Gilbert52
8Belmont48
9Neville's Cross27
10Durham South18
11Framwellgate and Newton Hall18

Which road in Aykley Heads has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Aykley Heads with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around this marker.

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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