Crime Statistics for Blaydon Haughs, Gateshead, Gateshead, 2024

There were a total of 161 street level crime incidents in Blaydon Haughs in March 2024. 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 Blaydon Haughs, 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 Crime57
Anti Social Behaviour34
Other Theft16
Public Order12
Criminal Damage Arson10
Shoplifting10
Vehicle Crime9
Burglary3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons2
Bicycle Theft2
Robbery2
Drugs1
All Crime161

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 Blaydon Haughs. 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 Blaydon Haughs

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Benwell (1.39 miles)423
Bell’s Close (0.62 miles)233
Blaydon Haughs161
Path Head (1.24 miles)130
Newburn (1.75 miles)117
Tyne (1.77 miles)105
Blaydon (1.39 miles)85
Axwell Park (1.24 miles)50
Blaydon Burn (1.96 miles)29
Fellside (1.86 miles)20

3.36%
of Blaydon residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blaydon Haughs?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Benwell145
Bell’s Close74
Blaydon Haughs57
Path Head48
Newburn41
Tyne36
Blaydon35
Axwell Park19
Blaydon Burn8
Fellside7

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

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 Blaydon Haughs 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 Blaydon Haughs compare to surrounding wards?

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

#WardScore
1Benwell & Scotswood81
2West Fenham78
3Denton & Westerhope68
4Lemington67
5Dunston and Teams66
6Blaydon58
7Dunston Hill and Whickham East52
8Ryton, Crookhill and Stella41
9Crawcrook and Greenside36
10Whickham North35
11Chapel28

Which road in Blaydon Haughs has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
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