Staveley Crime Overview

Staveley is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Derbyshire, and is the 34th most dangerous overall out of Derbyshire's 279 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Staveley in 2020 was 70 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Derbyshire's overall crime rate, coming in 5% lower than the Derbyshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Staveley is the 200th most dangerous small town, and the 1,441st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2020, Staveley was the worst small town in Derbyshire for criminal damage and arson, with 24 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.3 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2020 was also a bad month for Staveley residents, when it was Derbyshire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.27 per 1,000 residents. Staveley recorded 10 reports of other theft during October 2020, making its crime rate of 0.54 the worst small town for other theft in Derbyshire that month.

The most common crimes in Staveley are violence and sexual offences, with 654 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 35. This is 7% higher than 2019's figure of 605 offences and a difference of 2.66 from 2019's crime rate of 33. Staveley's least common crime is robbery, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, the same as 2019's figure of 2 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Staveley This Year

 StaveleyDerbyshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour79543.1438,43136.2616% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft50.279270.87222% safer
Burglary623.364,2554.0119% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1498.088,8048.312.8% safer
Drugs211.142,5402.40111% safer
Other Crime251.362,0011.8939% safer
Other Theft1095.915,3165.0215% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons201.098260.7828% more dangerous
Public Order1397.548,3427.874.4% safer
Robbery20.116220.59436% safer
Shoplifting211.143,8563.64219% safer
Theft From the Person30.164760.45181% safer
Vehicle Crime723.914,3024.063.8% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences65435.4935,41633.416% more dangerous

Crime in Staveley Compared To Derbyshire

Staveley Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Eckington70058.5619% safer
Clowne49659.1018% safer
Ashbourne57364.298% safer
South Normanton65464.448% safer
Matlock Town69569.290.39% safer
Staveley1,28269.56-
Heanor and Loscoe1,31173.255% more dangerous
Ripley1,60674.987% more dangerous
Old Bolsover89475.478% more dangerous
Buxton1,78579.5613% more dangerous
Shirebrook93884.1117% more dangerous

Staveley Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour46544543Safer
Bicycle Theft0.760.160.160.27Safer
Burglary3.93.24.03.4Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson99108Safer
Drugs1.40.871.41.1Safer
Other Crime0.651.22.31.4Safer
Other Theft7666Safer
Possession of Weapons0.270.650.541.1Getting worse
Public Order1.22.258Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.270.220.110.11Safer
Shoplifting1.22.22.31.1Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.220.490.430.16Safer
Vehicle Crime4.43.33.43.9Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences13193335Getting worse

Changes In Staveley's Crime Rates Over Time

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Comparing Staveley to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.712.7% safer
Staveley69.56-
Coventry77.4110% more dangerous
Croydon83.2216% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8119% more dangerous
Bristol86.2119% more dangerous
Leicester97.4429% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8732% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2835% more dangerous
Bradford133.0248% more dangerous
Leeds137.1049% more dangerous

Crime in Staveley's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Inkersall Green & Duckmanton35547Third
New Whittington, Hollingwood & Barrow Hill53768Second
Staveley & Norbriggs76797First

Crime in Staveley During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Staveley change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Staveley saw a 900% increase in vehicle crime. Staveley saw a large fall in burglary during December, when it fell by 90% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-64%+2%+90%-9%+4%+15%+11%+12%-+63%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-69%-25%---64%+167%-50%+300%+125%-90%
Criminal Damage and Arson-38%-46%-18%-61%+13%+50%+30%+6%-50%-43%
Drugs-67%-67%+300%---67%-67%-50%+100%-
Other Crime-80%+33%--50%-25%--+25%+33%-
Other Theft+20%+10%-36%-54%-40%+20%-30%+25%-15%+200%
Possession of Weapons--33%+100%-+400%+100%-+100%--
Public Order+44%+125%+157%+6%-37%+114%+63%+43%-+29%
Shoplifting-67%-50%+33%-80%----75%--25%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime-25%---+900%+200%+25%-40%+50%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+116%+34%-4%-14%-12%-11%+21%+2%-35%-3%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Staveley

What police force serves Staveley?
Staveley's local territorial police force is the Derbyshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Staveley?
Staveley is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Derbyshire.
What is Staveley's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Staveley are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Staveley?
Staveley's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021