Crime Statistics for Sacriston, Durham, June 2023

Crime statistics for Sacriston, Sacriston

There were a total of 52 street level crime incidents in Sacriston in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Sacriston, 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 Crime26
Anti Social Behaviour5
Criminal Damage Arson3
Public Order3
Other Theft2
Vehicle Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Other Crime1
All Crime52

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Newton Hall (2.24 miles)102
Pity Me (1.75 miles)97
Nettlesworth (0.62 miles)64
Tan Hills (0.62 miles)64
Framwellgate Moor (2.24 miles)62
Plawsworth (1.24 miles)47
Chester Moor (1.75 miles)36
Wall Nook (2.24 miles)33
Edmondsley (1.39 miles)13

of Esh and Witton Gilbert residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Sacriston?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Newton Hall36
Pity Me33
Framwellgate Moor31
Tan Hills29
Wall Nook15
Chester Moor14

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

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 Sacriston 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 Sacriston compare to surrounding wards?

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

1Chester-le-Street West Central76
5Elvet and Gilesgate54
6Esh and Witton Gilbert52
7Chester-le-Street East52
8Chester-le-Street South31
9Neville's Cross27
11Framwellgate and Newton Hall18

Which road in Sacriston has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
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