Crime Statistics for Backworth, North Tyneside, North Tyneside

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Crime Statistics for Backworth, North Tyneside, North Tyneside
Crime Statistics for Backworth, North Tyneside, North Tyneside
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Backworth using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 100 street level crime incidents in Backworth in May 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour36
Violent Crime26
Public Order9
Shoplifting9
Criminal Damage Arson8
Other Theft5
Drugs2
Vehicle Crime2
Burglary1
Robbery1
Other Crime1
All Crime100

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Backworth. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Backworth

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 Backworth has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Killingworth Village (1.75 miles)225
Killingworth Moor (1.75 miles)225
Palmersville (1.39 miles)152
Killingworth (1.96 miles)147
Shiremoor (0.88 miles)142
Burradon (1.86 miles)108
Camperdown (1.86 miles)108
Earsdon (1.24 miles)103
Backworth100
Holywell (1.39 miles)51

4%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Backworth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Killingworth Village62
Killingworth Moor62
Killingworth41
Shiremoor38
Palmersville35
Earsdon33
Burradon30
Camperdown30
Backworth26
Holywell17

Last updated: May 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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