Harworth Bircotes Crime Overview

Harworth Bircotes is the second most dangerous small town in Nottinghamshire, and is the 32nd most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 245 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Harworth Bircotes in 2020 was 85 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 13% higher than the Nottinghamshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Harworth Bircotes is the 105th most dangerous small town, and the 845th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2020, Harworth Bircotes was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for burglary, with 10 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.2 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Harworth Bircotes residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.35 per 1,000 residents. Harworth Bircotes recorded 1 report of theft from the person during November 2020, making its crime rate of 0.12 the worst small town for theft from the person in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Harworth Bircotes are violence and sexual offences, with 290 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 34. This is 12% higher than 2019's figure of 256 offences and a difference of 3.99 from 2019's crime rate of 30. Harworth Bircotes's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 600% from 2019's figure of 7 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Harworth Bircotes This Year

 Harworth BircotesNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour27432.2142,34436.4713% safer
Bicycle Theft10.121,3371.15858% safer
Burglary637.415,3854.6437% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson11012.939,8068.4535% more dangerous
Drugs101.184,1093.54200% safer
Other Crime283.292,6512.2831% more dangerous
Other Theft475.536,7615.825% safer
Possession of Weapons40.479910.8581% safer
Public Order435.066,8495.9017% safer
Robbery30.357970.6997% safer
Shoplifting313.647,7256.6583% safer
Theft From the Person60.711,0720.9230% safer
Vehicle Crime839.765,9115.0948% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences29034.0931,87527.4519% more dangerous

Crime in Harworth Bircotes Compared To Nottinghamshire

Harworth Bircotes Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Mansfield Woodhouse1,12860.2840% safer
Stapleford1,00563.7433% safer
Ollerton and Boughton77070.2920% safer
Warsop90871.7618% safer
Retford1,84579.826% safer
Harworth Bircotes71984.53-
Eastwood1,131100.4416% more dangerous

Harworth Bircotes Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour25231832Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.240.940.820.12Safer
Burglary1818267Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson16171413Safer
Drugs1.21.32.11.2Safer
Other Crime1.52.53.53.3Getting worse
Other Theft7886Safer
Possession of Weapons1.31.50.940.47Safer
Public Order3.43.855Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.240.940.590.35Safer
Shoplifting674.23.6Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.120.470.590.71Getting worse
Vehicle Crime871510Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19343034Getting worse

Changes In Harworth Bircotes's Crime Rates Over Time

Chart of CrimeRate.Front.Models.CombinedCityModel's crime rate trends over time

Comparing Harworth Bircotes to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7125% safer
Coventry77.419% safer
Croydon83.221.6% safer
Harworth Bircotes84.53-
Sheffield85.811.5% more dangerous
Bristol86.211.9% more dangerous
Leicester97.4413% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8718% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2821% more dangerous
Bradford133.0236% more dangerous
Leeds137.1038% more dangerous

Crime in Harworth Bircotes During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Harworth Bircotes change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Harworth Bircotes saw a 263% increase in anti-social behaviour. Harworth Bircotes saw a large fall in burglary during August, when it fell by 91% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+88%+183%+127%+44%-+125%+38%+263%+41%-
Burglary--79%-33%-33%-80%-91%-86%-86%-85%-
Criminal Damage and Arson+67%-+22%-+20%+33%-8%-54%-64%-
Drugs+200%--67%-------
Other Crime+100%-+200%--33%+50%-33%-67%--25%
Other Theft+14%-73%+33%+100%-80%-67%-67%-50%-17%-67%
Public Order+150%-17%+100%--25%-33%-38%-50%-33%-
Robbery----------
Shoplifting----33%-75%-33%+100%+33%-75%+50%
Theft From the Person-----+100%----
Vehicle Crime+77%+100%-20%+25%+50%-61%-82%-50%-89%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+78%+35%+5%+131%+14%-26%-19%+32%-74%-24%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Harworth Bircotes

What police force serves Harworth Bircotes?
Harworth Bircotes's local territorial police force is the Nottinghamshire Police.
How dangerous is Harworth Bircotes?
Harworth Bircotes is the second most dangerous small town in Nottinghamshire.
What is Harworth Bircotes's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Harworth Bircotes are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Harworth Bircotes?
Harworth Bircotes's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021