Crime Statistics for Higher Bebington, Wirral, Wirral, 2024

There were a total of 50 street level crime incidents in Higher Bebington in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Higher Bebington, 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 Crime30
Criminal Damage Arson4
Anti Social Behaviour3
Public Order2
Other Theft2
Other Crime2
All Crime50

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 Higher Bebington. 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 Higher Bebington

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Claughton (1.96 miles)278
New Ferry (1.86 miles)150
Bromborough Pool (1.96 miles)125
Port Sunlight (1.39 miles)117
Lower Bebington (1.75 miles)57
Bebington (1.75 miles)57
Higher Bebington50
Landican (1.86 miles)45
Storeton (0.88 miles)2
Brimstage (1.96 miles)1

of Bebington residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Higher Bebington?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
New Ferry68
Port Sunlight49
Bromborough Pool45
Higher Bebington30
Lower Bebington29

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

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 Higher Bebington 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 Higher Bebington compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Higher Bebington and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Higher Bebington is ranked #8.

1Birkenhead and Tranmere85
2Bidston and St James80
3Rock Ferry71
9Greasby, Frankby and Irby20
10Pensby and Thingwall18

Which road in Higher Bebington has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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