Crime Statistics for Bidston, Wirral, Wirral, 2024

There were a total of 141 street level crime incidents in Bidston in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bidston, 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 Crime66
Public Order18
Anti Social Behaviour17
Criminal Damage Arson11
Burglary7
Other Theft4
Vehicle Crime4
Shoplifting4
Drugs4
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime141

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. 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 Bidston

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Claughton (1.75 miles)278
Birkenhead (1.75 miles)278
Wallasey (1.75 miles)273
Liscard (1.75 miles)273
New Brighton (2.24 miles)247
Bidston Hill (0.62 miles)146
Bidston141
Leasowe (0.88 miles)138
Arrowe Hill (1.96 miles)117
Moreton (1.24 miles)113

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?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Claughton133
Birkenhead133
Wallasey114
Liscard114
New Brighton108
Bidston Hill78
Leasowe68
Bidston66
Arrowe Hill61
Moreton53

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

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 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 compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bidston and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bidston is ranked #2.

#WardScore
1Seacombe80
2Bidston and St James80
3Liscard71
4Leasowe and Moreton East63
5Claughton62
6Oxton59
7Prenton51
8Moreton West and Saughall Massie43
9Upton41
10Wallasey41
11Greasby, Frankby and Irby20

Which road in Bidston has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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