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North Shields is a town on the north bank of the River Tyne, in the metropolitan borough of North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear in North East England. Historically part of Northumberland, it is located eight miles (13 km) east-north east of Newcastle upon Tyne. Its name derives from Middle English schele meaning 'temporary sheds or huts (used by fishermen)', and still today, the area is synonymous with fishing and other trades associated with seafaring.

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North Shields in United Kingdom awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in North Shields. The nearest major city to North Shields is Edinburgh. Add Edinburgh to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for North Shields*

  • Pollution Statistics in North Shields

    Know the pollution level of North Shields before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 22.73 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.43 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.91 (Very Low)
  • North Shields: Crime and Safety

    How safe is North Shields for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in North Shields.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.12 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.55 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.2 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 19.19 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.76 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.37 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.7 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 49.42 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.7 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.19 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.02 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.84 (Moderate)
  • Living in North Shields - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of North Shields is 179.85 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 61.7 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.58 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.8 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.63 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 67.99 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.17 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.74 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 99.14 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in North Shields

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in North Shields

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.32 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 83.34 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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