Crime Statistics for Bidston Hill, Wirral, Wirral, 2024

There were a total of 146 street level crime incidents in Bidston Hill 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 Bidston Hill, 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 Crime78
Anti Social Behaviour18
Public Order13
Criminal Damage Arson9
Other Crime6
Burglary6
Drugs5
Shoplifting5
Vehicle Crime3
Other Theft2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime146

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 Bidston Hill. 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 Bidston Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Claughton (1.39 miles)278
Birkenhead (1.39 miles)278
Wallasey (2.24 miles)273
Liscard (2.24 miles)273
Bidston Hill146
Bidston (0.62 miles)141
Leasowe (1.39 miles)138
Arrowe Hill (1.39 miles)117
Moreton (1.39 miles)113
Greasby (2.24 miles)18

6.77%
of Bidston and St James residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bidston Hill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Claughton133
Birkenhead133
Wallasey114
Liscard114
Bidston Hill78
Leasowe68
Bidston66
Arrowe Hill61
Moreton53
Greasby9

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

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 Bidston Hill 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 Bidston Hill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bidston Hill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Residents in Bidston Hill have the highest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Pensby and Thingwall.

#WardScore
1Bidston and St James80
2Liscard71
3Leasowe and Moreton East63
4Claughton62
5Oxton59
6Prenton51
7Moreton West and Saughall Massie43
8Upton41
9Wallasey41
10Greasby, Frankby and Irby20
11Pensby and Thingwall18

Which road in Bidston Hill has the highest level of crime?

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

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



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