Crime Statistics for Bowburn, Durham, 2024

There were a total of 12 street level crime incidents in Bowburn 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 Other Theft.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour10
Other Theft1
Violent Crime1
All Crime12

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 Bowburn. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Bowburn

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Gilesgate Moor (2.56 miles)33
Sherburn Grange (2.48 miles)17
Bowburn12
Cornforth (2.56 miles)8
Tursdale (1.86 miles)6
Sherburn (2.56 miles)5
Hett (1.75 miles)3
Shincliffe (1.39 miles)2
Cassop (2.48 miles)2
Old Cassop (1.96 miles)0

3.26%
of Ferryhill residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bowburn?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Gilesgate Moor5
Sherburn Grange2
Bowburn1
Cornforth1
Tursdale1
Sherburn1
Hett0
Shincliffe0
Cassop0
Old Cassop0

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

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 Bowburn 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 Bowburn compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bowburn and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bowburn is ranked #2.

#WardScore
1Shotton and South Hetton84
2Ferryhill79
3Brandon62
4Tudhoe59
5Deerness55
6Elvet and Gilesgate54
7Bishop Middleham and Cornforth51
8Belmont48
9Coxhoe47
10Neville's Cross27
11Durham South18

Which road in Bowburn has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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