Crime Statistics for North Shields, North Tyneside, North Tyneside

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Crime Statistics for North Shields, North Tyneside, North Tyneside

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in North Shields using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 562 street level crime incidents in North Shields in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour272
Violent Crime103
Public Order53
Criminal Damage Arson36
Other Theft27
Shoplifting20
Burglary12
Vehicle Crime12
Other Crime9
Bicycle Theft7
Drugs5
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime562

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
North Shields562
South Shields (1.39 miles)559
Tynemouth (0.62 miles)513
Chirton (0.62 miles)410
Mill Dam (1.24 miles)376
Tyne Dock (1.86 miles)376
Billy Mill (1.39 miles)330
Marden (1.24 miles)294
Cullercoats (1.39 miles)272
Jarrow (1.96 miles)183

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



Most violent places near North Shields

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Shields144
North Shields103
Tyne Dock101
Mill Dam94
Chirton89
Billy Mill85
Tynemouth84
Marden55
Cullercoats45
Jarrow38

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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