Crime in South Tyneside

South Tyneside is the 37th most dangerous county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in South Tyneside in 2020 was 81 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 34 out of 1,000 residents.

Crime Map of South Tyneside

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South Tyneside Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour6,21141.14
Bicycle Theft1280.85
Burglary4613.05
Criminal Damage and Arson1,89112.53
Drugs3322.20
Other Crime3882.57
Other Theft9306.16
Possession of Weapons1110.74
Public Order1,71711.37
Robbery570.38
Shoplifting5143.40
Theft From the Person670.44
Vehicle Crime4783.17
Violence and Sexual Offences5,12633.95

South Tyneside's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from South Tyneside

Crime Trends in South Tyneside

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour35302741Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.41.51.10.85Safer
Burglary654.53.0Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson16171613Safer
Drugs1.81.81.82.2Getting worse
Other Crime2.92.72.72.6Safer
Other Theft1011106Safer
Possession of Weapons0.831.00.970.74Safer
Public Order14171511Safer
Robbery0.430.330.450.38Safer
Shoplifting8973.4Safer
Theft From the Person0.830.970.740.44Safer
Vehicle Crime4.54.84.83.2Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences34394234Safer

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021