Crime Statistics for Hedworth, South Tyneside, South Tyneside, 2024

There were a total of 229 street level crime incidents in Hedworth in March 2024. 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 Hedworth, 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 Crime98
Anti Social Behaviour38
Public Order23
Criminal Damage Arson21
Other Crime10
Other Theft8
Vehicle Crime7
Possession Of Weapons4
Theft From The Person1
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime229

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Biddick Hall (1.24 miles)319
Hebburn New Town (1.96 miles)305
Tyne Dock (1.75 miles)265
Hebburn Colliery (1.75 miles)247
Hebburn (1.39 miles)229
Monkton (0.62 miles)194
Jarrow (1.39 miles)187
Fellgate (0.88 miles)135
Boldon Colliery (1.39 miles)103

of Boldon Colliery residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Hedworth?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Biddick Hall106
Hebburn New Town105
Hebburn Colliery100
Tyne Dock86
Boldon Colliery32

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

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 Hedworth 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 Hedworth compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Hedworth and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Hedworth is ranked #6.

1Biddick and All Saints79
6Boldon Colliery61
7Hebburn North61
8Hebburn South60
9Washington North57
10Fellgate and Hedworth55
11Wardley and Leam Lane50

Which road in Hedworth has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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