South Shields Tourism

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South Shields is a coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne, England, about 4.84 miles (7.79 km) downstream from Newcastle upon Tyne. Historically in County Durham, the town has a population of 75,337, the third largest in Tyneside after Newcastle and Gateshead. It is part of the metropolitan borough of South Tyneside which includes the towns of Jarrow and Hebburn. South Shields is represented in Parliament by Labour MP Emma Lewell-Buck. In 2011, South Shields had a population of 75,337. Wikipedia

Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at South Shields, United Kingdom. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A gripping city on its own right, Edinburgh also deserves a visit. Attractions in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to South Shields.

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Facts and Stats for South Shields*

  • Pollution Statistics in South Shields

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

    • Air Pollution 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.67 (Very Low)
  • South Shields: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 36.05 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.98 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.89 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 19.89 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.65 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.64 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.34 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 49.43 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.32 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.67 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in South Shields - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of South Shields is 199 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 61.4 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.58 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.95 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.44 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.17 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.17 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.63 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 127.79 (Very 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 South Shields

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.72 USD

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

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