Crime Statistics for Portobello, Gateshead, Gateshead, September 2020

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Crime Statistics for Portobello, Gateshead, Gateshead

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Portobello using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 2020 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 173 street level crime incidents in Portobello in September 2020. 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 Portobello, 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 Crime56
Anti Social Behaviour38
Vehicle Crime24
Other Theft15
Criminal Damage Arson12
Public Order12
Burglary4
Shoplifting3
Other Crime3
Theft From The Person2
Bicycle Theft1
Drugs1
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime173

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Washington Village (1.39 miles)254
Blackfell (0.88 miles)201
Biddick (1.24 miles)176
Portobello173
Ayton158
Lambton (0.62 miles)150
Birtley (0.88 miles)134
Barley Mow (0.88 miles)97
Harraton (0.88 miles)72
Fatfield (1.39 miles)50

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



Most violent places near Portobello

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Washington Village66
Portobello56
Lambton52
Blackfell44
Barley Mow43
Ayton41
Biddick36
Birtley30
Harraton23
Fatfield23

Last updated: November 25, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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