Crime Statistics for Ferryhill, Durham, 2024

There were a total of 22 street level crime incidents in Ferryhill 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 Violent Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour17
Violent Crime3
Shoplifting2
All Crime22

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 Ferryhill. 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 Ferryhill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ferryhill22
Chilton (1.96 miles)20
Great Chilton (1.24 miles)19
Spennymoor (2.55 miles)19
Ferryhill Station (0.88 miles)13
Rushford Beck (1.41 miles)10
Chilton Lane (1.39 miles)8
Cornforth (1.75 miles)8
Mainsforth (1.39 miles)7
Tursdale (1.96 miles)6

2.92%
of Chilton (County Durham) residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Ferryhill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ferryhill3
Chilton2
Great Chilton2
Spennymoor2
Chilton Lane2
Cornforth1
Tursdale1
Ferryhill Station0
Rushford Beck0
Mainsforth0

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

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 Ferryhill 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 Ferryhill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Ferryhill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Ferryhill is ranked #6.

#WardScore
1Coundon84
2Aycliffe West80
3Ferryhill79
4Willington and Hunwick72
5Spennymoor65
6Chilton62
7Tudhoe59
8Bishop Middleham and Cornforth51
9Coxhoe47
10Aycliffe North and Middridge45
11Durham South18

Which road in Ferryhill has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Ferryhill with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around St Aidan's Way.

Last updated: March 2024
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