Crime Statistics for Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Crime Statistics for Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Crime Statistics for Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Jesmond using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 591 street level crime incidents in Jesmond in August 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour203
Violent Crime125
Public Order52
Other Theft35
Criminal Damage Arson31
Bicycle Theft23
Vehicle Crime11
Theft From The Person8
Other Crime4
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime591

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Newcastle upon Tyne (1.24 miles)1623
Spital Tongues (1.39 miles)753
Byker (1.75 miles)730
Fenham (1.96 miles)621
Heaton (1.24 miles)574
Kenton (1.96 miles)343
Gosforth (1.75 miles)278
Longbenton (1.39 miles)240
South Gosforth (0.88 miles)216

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

Most violent places near Jesmond

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Newcastle upon Tyne458
Spital Tongues221
South Gosforth51

Last updated: August 2021
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