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Derbyshire Crime Statistics

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Derbyshire is among the top 20 most dangerous counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Derbyshire in 2021 was 81 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 39 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Derbyshire's larger towns and cities, Derby is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Ilkeston, and Chesterfield comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Derbyshire, starting with Glossop which ranks as the safest area in Derbyshire, followed up by Swadlincote in second place, and Long Eaton in third place.

Derbyshire Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Derbyshire represent the time frame between July 2019 and June 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Derbyshire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour32,13530.32
Bicycle Theft6870.65
Burglary3,7923.58
Criminal Damage and Arson8,8748.37
Drugs2,5032.36
Other Crime2,1352.01
Other Theft5,8115.48
Possession of Weapons8800.83
Public Order10,4189.83
Robbery6250.59
Shoplifting4,1623.93
Theft From the Person5440.51
Vehicle Crime4,2944.05
Violence and Sexual Offences41,04838.72

Derbyshire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Derbyshire
Alfreton944111 27% more dangerous
Ashbourne52259 38% safer
Belper85438 112% safer
Brimington66475 9% safer
Buxton2,03491 11% more dangerous
Chapel-en-le-Frith55758 40% safer
Chesterfield8,52495 15% more dangerous
Clay Cross88493 13% more dangerous
Clowne53263 28% safer
Derby32,161122 33% more dangerous
Dronfield75636 126% safer
Eckington81368 19% safer
Glossop1,75953 54% safer
Heanor and Loscoe1,37477 5% safer
Hilton30836 126% safer
Ilkeston4,056103 22% more dangerous
Killamarsh48151 60% safer
Long Eaton3,07578 3.7% safer
Matlock Town76276 7% safer
New Mills57659 36% safer
Old Bolsover1,181100 19% more dangerous
Ripley1,72280 0.65% safer
Sandiacre62567 20% safer
Shirebrook1,03293 13% more dangerous
South Normanton83382 1.4% more dangerous
Staveley1,58886 6% more dangerous
Swadlincote3,20564 25% safer

Crime Trends in Derbyshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour34313630 Safer
Bicycle Theft1.00.930.870.65 Safer
Burglary664.03.6 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7888 Getting worse
Drugs2.12.22.42.4 Getting worse
Other Crime1.21.71.92.0 Getting worse
Other Theft6655 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.580.730.780.83 Getting worse
Public Order2.26810 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.590.680.590.59 Safer
Shoplifting553.63.9 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.690.730.450.51 Safer
Vehicle Crime55.04.14.0 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18293339 Getting worse
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