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South Shields crime stats

The overall crime rate in South Shields city is 171.3 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 4.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 156% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 40.0% 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 249% of national crime rate which puts South Shields on 4. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 23.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 2.9k cases and has decreased by 4.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

South Shields crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime32.2%22. highest156%4.0k-3.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime23.5%4. highest249%2.9k-4.2%
Criminal damage and arson crime10.1%4. highest222%1.3k-14.2%
Shoplifting crime9.6%11. highest218%1.2k40.0%
Public order crime7.2%27. highest162%898-16.3%
Other theft crime5.2%48. highest110%645-3.6%
Vehicle crime4.0%46. highest109%502-5.8%
Burglary crime2.4%42. lowest95%301-2.9%
Other crime1.9%21. highest175%237-8.1%
Drugs crime1.6%38. lowest99%20017.0%
Possession of weapons crime0.9%34. highest160%10827.1%
Bicycle theft crime0.6%41. lowest97%79-28.2%
Robbery crime0.5%32. lowest70%6721.8%
Theft from the person crime0.4%33. lowest31%502.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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South Shields crime rate by crime statistic

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

South Shields crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSouth Shields city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour40.216.1
Bicycle theft1.11.1
Burglary4.14.3
Criminal damage and arson17.37.8
Drugs2.72.8
Other crime3.21.9
Other theft8.88.0
Possession of weapons1.50.9
Public order12.37.6
Robbery0.91.3
Shoplifting16.47.5
Theft from the person0.72.2
Vehicle crime6.96.3
Violent crime55.135.4

South Shields crime rate comparison map

South Shields crime rate comparison map

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