Crime Statistics for Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Sunderland, 2024

There were a total of 681 street level crime incidents in Bishopwearmouth 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 Bishopwearmouth, 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 Crime200
Anti Social Behaviour105
Shoplifting101
Criminal Damage Arson54
Other Theft52
Public Order36
Burglary33
Vehicle Crime30
Drugs25
Possession Of Weapons11
Other Crime11
Robbery10
Bicycle Theft7
Theft From The Person6
All Crime681

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 Bishopwearmouth. 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 Bishopwearmouth

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ayres Quay (0.62 miles)727
Monkwearmouth (1.24 miles)687
Bishopwearmouth681
Millfield (0.88 miles)584
Southwick (1.75 miles)326
Pallion (1.39 miles)308
Fulwell (1.86 miles)304
Springwell (1.96 miles)304
Hendon (0.88 miles)249
Grangetown (1.39 miles)148

8.98%
of St Michael's (Sunderland) residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bishopwearmouth?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ayres Quay201
Bishopwearmouth200
Monkwearmouth183
Millfield181
Springwell120
Southwick114
Pallion111
Hendon104
Fulwell92
Grangetown62

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

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 Bishopwearmouth 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 Bishopwearmouth compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bishopwearmouth and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bishopwearmouth is ranked #5.

#WardScore
1Hendon92
2Millfield91
3Southwick77
4Pallion76
5St Michael's75
6Barnes71
7Ryhope66
8St Peter's62
9Silksworth60
10St Chad's56
11Doxford32

Which road in Bishopwearmouth has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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