Derbyshire Crime Statistics

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Derbyshire is the 23rd most dangerous county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Derbyshire in 2021 was 75 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 35 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 April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 09 Apr, 2021

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Derbyshire Crime Summary

Anti-Social Behaviour30,51728.79
Bicycle Theft6510.61
Criminal Damage and Arson8,2227.76
Other Crime1,9931.88
Other Theft5,3525.05
Possession of Weapons8150.77
Public Order9,7239.17
Theft From the Person4850.46
Vehicle Crime3,9043.68
Violence and Sexual Offences37,60335.47

Derbyshire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Derbyshire
Alfreton863101 26% more dangerous
Ashbourne48755 36% safer
Belper79435 110% safer
Brimington62070 7% safer
Buxton1,85883 10% more dangerous
Chapel-en-le-Frith51654 39% safer
Chesterfield7,19180 7% more dangerous
Clay Cross81285 12% more dangerous
Clowne48658 29% safer
Derby29,394111 33% more dangerous
Dronfield67132 134% safer
Eckington73361 22% safer
Glossop1,61048 55% safer
Heanor and Loscoe1,26871 5% safer
Hilton28233 127% safer
Ilkeston3,71194 21% more dangerous
Killamarsh44647 59% safer
Long Eaton2,46162 19% safer
Matlock Town70670 6% safer
New Mills52654 38% safer
Old Bolsover1,07391 18% more dangerous
Ripley1,57674 1.3% safer
Sandiacre58964 17% safer
Shirebrook95085 13% more dangerous
South Normanton75674 0.07% safer
Staveley1,45479 6% more dangerous
Swadlincote2,77356 34% safer

Crime Trends in Derbyshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour34313629 Safer
Bicycle Theft1.00.930.870.61 Safer
Burglary664.03.2 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7888 Safer
Drugs2. Getting worse
Other Crime1. Getting worse
Other Theft6655 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.580.730.780.77 Getting worse
Public Order2.2689 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.590.680.590.55 Safer
Shoplifting553.63.7 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.690.730.450.46 Safer
Vehicle Crime55.04.13.7 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18293335 Getting worse
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