Crime Statistics for Springwell, Sunderland, Sunderland, 2024

There were a total of 304 street level crime incidents in Springwell 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 Springwell, 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 Crime120
Anti Social Behaviour51
Criminal Damage Arson38
Public Order19
Burglary15
Shoplifting14
Vehicle Crime12
Other Crime11
Drugs10
Other Theft9
Possession Of Weapons3
Theft From The Person1
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime304

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 Springwell. 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 Springwell

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Millfield (1.75 miles)584
Pallion (1.39 miles)308
Springwell304
New Silksworth (1.39 miles)224
Tunstall (1.75 miles)180
South Hylton (0.88 miles)179
Farringdon (1.24 miles)168
Pennywell (0.62 miles)168
Hasting Hill (0.88 miles)153
Offerton (1.24 miles)46

2.61%
of Sandhill residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Springwell?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Millfield181
Springwell120
Pallion111
New Silksworth85
Tunstall68
South Hylton61
Pennywell60
Farringdon59
Hasting Hill52
Offerton13

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

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 Springwell 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 Springwell compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Springwell and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Springwell is ranked #4.

#WardScore
1Millfield91
2Southwick77
3Pallion76
4Sandhill75
5St Anne's72
6Barnes71
7Castle63
8Silksworth60
9St Chad's56
10Washington East41
11Doxford32

Which road in Springwell has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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