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Gateshead crime stats

The overall crime rate in Gateshead city is 136.5 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 5.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 31.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 122% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 25.0% over the last twelve months.The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 176% of national crime rate which puts Gateshead on 12. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 20.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 3.7k cases and has increased by 0.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Gateshead crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime31.7%47. lowest122%5.6k1.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime20.8%12. highest176%3.7k0.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime8.9%24. highest157%1.6k-15.2%
Shoplifting crime8.1%47. highest147%1.4k19.4%
Public order crime7.7%39. highest139%1.4k1.2%
Other theft crime7.0%25. highest119%1.2k-16.1%
Vehicle crime5.2%43. highest113%916-17.8%
Burglary crime3.6%41. highest113%633-14.5%
Drugs crime2.0%39. lowest101%36025.0%
Other crime1.9%32. highest142%339-2.3%
Possession of weapons crime0.9%43. lowest130%155-4.9%
Robbery crime0.9%51. lowest90%15221.6%
Theft from the person crime0.6%52. highest39%112-0.9%
Bicycle theft crime0.6%21. lowest70%100-17.4%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Gateshead crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Gateshead city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Gateshead crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticGateshead city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour28.416.1
Bicycle theft0.81.1
Criminal damage and arson12.27.8
Other crime2.61.9
Other theft9.58.0
Possession of weapons1.20.9
Public order10.57.6
Theft from the person0.92.2
Vehicle crime7.16.3
Violent crime43.335.4

Gateshead crime rate comparison map

Gateshead crime rate comparison map

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