Brimington Crime Overview

Brimington is the safest small town in Derbyshire, and is the 107th safest overall out of Derbyshire's 279 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Brimington in 2020 was 30 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 144% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Brimington is the 115th safest small town, and the 4,937th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In July 2018, Brimington was the worst small town in Derbyshire for theft from the person, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.11 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Brimington are violence and sexual offences, with 137 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 15. This is 15% higher than 2019's figure of 116 offences and a difference of 2.35 from 2019's crime rate of 13. Brimington's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, the same as 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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See how Brimington shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Brimington and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Brimington Compared To Derbyshire

Summary of Crimes in Brimington This Year

 BrimingtonDerbyshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15517.3938,43136.26109% safer
Bicycle Theft10.119270.87691% safer
Burglary131.464,2554.01175% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson252.818,8048.31196% safer
Drugs60.672,5402.40258% safer
Other Crime80.902,0011.89110% safer
Other Theft192.135,3165.02136% safer
Possession of Weapons20.228260.78255% safer
Public Order374.158,3427.8790% safer
Robbery10.116220.59436% safer
Shoplifting10.113,8563.643209% safer
Theft From the Person10.114760.45309% safer
Vehicle Crime171.914,3024.06113% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13715.3735,41633.41117% safer

Brimington Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Brimington26830.07-
Hilton25930.160.30% more dangerous
Dronfield68332.367% more dangerous
New Mills41242.4229% more dangerous
Belper97843.7231% more dangerous
Killamarsh47950.4240% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Brimington

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Brimington Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour15161317Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.110.110.110.11No change
Burglary2.11.82.71.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.73.43.12.8Safer
Drugs0.450.340.340.67Getting worse
Other Crime0.340.110.670.90Getting worse
Other Theft2.62.13.62.1Safer
Possession of Weapons0.11-0.220.22Getting worse
Public Order0.450.452.44.2Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)--0.220.11Safer
Shoplifting0.220.110.450.11Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.340.220.110.11Safer
Vehicle Crime1.12.01.51.9Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences661315Getting worse

Changes In Brimington's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Brimington to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Brimington30.07-
Barnet67.7156% more dangerous
Coventry77.4161% more dangerous
Croydon83.2264% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8165% more dangerous
Bristol86.2165% more dangerous
Leicester97.4469% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8771% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2872% more dangerous
Bradford133.0277% more dangerous
Leeds137.1078% more dangerous

Crime in Brimington's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Brimington South & Tapton37953First

Crime in Brimington During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Brimington change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Brimington saw a 700% increase in public order. Brimington saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during June, when it fell by 67% compared to June in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-33%+225%+10%+100%+27%+88%-50%+143%-38%-50%
Burglary+100%-----50%----
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%-+25%-67%--67%-50%-67%-+33%
Drugs---+100%------
Other Theft--60%----33%--60%-33%+100%
Public Order-50%+50%-50%+200%+100%+700%+200%-+67%-
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+33%----+50%+100%---50%
Violence and Sexual Offences-40%+67%+100%-6%-28%-8%+29%+25%+88%-44%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Brimington

What police force serves Brimington?
Brimington's local territorial police force is the Derbyshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Brimington?
Brimington is the safest small town in Derbyshire.
What is Brimington's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Brimington are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Brimington?
Brimington's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021