Crime Statistics for South Pelaw, Chester-le-Street, Durham, Mar 2021

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Crime Statistics for South Pelaw, Chester-le-Street, Durham
Crime Statistics for South Pelaw, Chester-le-Street, Durham
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Pelaw using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 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 167 street level crime incidents in South Pelaw in March 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 South Pelaw, 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 Crime50
Anti Social Behaviour45
Criminal Damage Arson25
Public Order20
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons3
Other Theft2
Bicycle Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime167

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Chester-Le-Street (0.88 miles)179
South Pelaw167
Harraton (2.24 miles)110
Newfield (1.24 miles)81
Barley Mow (1.39 miles)74
Pelton (0.88 miles)73
Pelton Fell (0.88 miles)65
High Handenhold (1.96 miles)54
Grange Villa (1.86 miles)46
Chester Moor (1.86 miles)40

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

Most violent places near South Pelaw

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Pelaw58
Pelton Fell24
Barley Mow20
High Handenhold14
Grange Villa13
Chester Moor10

Last updated: March 2021
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