Crime Statistics for Birchall, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, 2024

There were a total of 5 street level crime incidents in Birchall in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Other Theft, followed by Violent Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Other Theft2
Violent Crime1
Burglary1
Public Order1
All Crime5

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 Birchall. 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 Birchall

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ball Haye Green (1.86 miles)133
Lowe Hill (0.88 miles)44
Barnfields (0.88 miles)19
Cheddleton Heath9
Cheddleton (1.39 miles)8
Churnet Grange (1.24 miles)8
Shaffalong (1.75 miles)6
Birchall5
Horse Bridge (1.39 miles)4
Longsdon (1.24 miles)1

3.12%
of Leek South residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Birchall?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ball Haye Green61
Lowe Hill17
Barnfields9
Cheddleton Heath7
Cheddleton6
Churnet Grange6
Shaffalong4
Horse Bridge2
Birchall1
Longsdon1

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

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 Birchall 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 Birchall compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Birchall and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Birchall is ranked #3.

#WardScore
1Leek North55
2Leek East46
3Leek South37
4Cellarhead27
5Leek West25
6Bagnall and Stanley25
7Churnet23
8Biddulph South20
9Cheddleton10
10Biddulph Moor7
11Ipstones3

Which road in Birchall has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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