Crime Statistics for Blyth, North Blyth, Northumberland, Jun 2023

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There were a total of 497 street level crime incidents in Blyth in June 2023. 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 Blyth, 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 Crime175
Anti Social Behaviour136
Criminal Damage Arson56
Public Order32
Other Theft20
Other Crime18
Possession Of Weapons4
Vehicle Crime4
Bicycle Theft3
Theft From The Person2
All Crime497

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Newsham (0.62 miles)325
Isabella Pit (0.62 miles)325
Bedlington Station (1.96 miles)147
Cambois (1.24 miles)116
Bebside (1.24 miles)108
Bedlington (2.48 miles)107
New Delaval (1.39 miles)99
South Newsham (1.86 miles)52
South Beach (1.75 miles)45

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

Where are the most violent places near Blyth?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Isabella Pit109
Bedlington Station53
New Delaval29
South Newsham21
South Beach11

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

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 Blyth 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 Blyth compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blyth and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blyth is ranked #2.

3Kitty Brewster92
7Seghill with Seaton Delaval79
9South Blyth51

Which road in Blyth has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
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