Mansfield Woodhouse Crime Overview

Mansfield Woodhouse is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Nottinghamshire, and is the 57th most dangerous overall out of Nottinghamshire's 245 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Mansfield Woodhouse in 2020 was 60 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Nottinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 22% lower than the Nottinghamshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Mansfield Woodhouse is the 309th most dangerous small town, and the 2,059th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2020, Mansfield Woodhouse was the worst small town in Nottinghamshire for drugs, with 8 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.43 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2020 was also a bad month for Mansfield Woodhouse residents, when it was Nottinghamshire's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 13 crimes at a rate of 0.69 per 1,000 residents. Mansfield Woodhouse recorded 4 reports of other crime during November 2020, making its crime rate of 0.21 the worst small town for other crime in Nottinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Mansfield Woodhouse are violence and sexual offences, with 537 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 29. This is 1.7% lower than 2019's figure of 546 offences and a difference of 0.48 from 2019's crime rate of 29. Mansfield Woodhouse's least common crime is theft from the person, with 4 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 150% from 2019's figure of 10 crimes.

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Crime in Mansfield Woodhouse Compared To Nottinghamshire

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Summary of Crimes in Mansfield Woodhouse This Year

 Mansfield WoodhouseNottinghamshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour65735.1142,34436.473.9% safer
Bicycle Theft80.431,3371.15167% safer
Burglary593.155,3854.6447% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1377.329,8068.4515% safer
Drugs361.924,1093.5484% safer
Other Crime392.082,6512.2810% safer
Other Theft804.286,7615.8236% safer
Possession of Weapons140.759910.8513% safer
Public Order1005.346,8495.9010% safer
Robbery70.377970.6986% safer
Shoplifting110.597,7256.651027% safer
Theft From the Person40.211,0720.92338% safer
Vehicle Crime965.135,9115.090.78% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences53728.7031,87527.454.4% more dangerous

Mansfield Woodhouse Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Cotgrave36544.9934% safer
Calverton34445.7132% safer
Ruddington37747.9926% safer
Selston63951.1818% safer
Balderton60059.431.4% safer
Mansfield Woodhouse1,12860.28-
Stapleford1,00563.745% more dangerous
Ollerton and Boughton77070.2914% more dangerous
Warsop90871.7616% more dangerous
Retford1,84579.8224% more dangerous
Harworth Bircotes71984.5329% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Mansfield Woodhouse

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Recent Crimes in Mansfield Woodhouse

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Burns AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Burns AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Burns AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Theft from the personOn or near Coton CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The GreenUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Larch AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Henry AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Charles StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Charles StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Slant LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Slant LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Laburnum GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Oak Tree CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Outgang LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Castleton CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Priory RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Public orderOn or near Priory RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Priory RoadUnable to prosecute suspect

Mansfield Woodhouse Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour19192435Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.110.480.530.43Getting worse
Burglary53.653.2Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson11997Safer
Drugs1.41.12.01.9Getting worse
Other Crime0.751.72.32.1Getting worse
Other Theft6964.3Safer
Possession of Weapons0.530.270.800.75Getting worse
Public Order3.34.13.55Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.430.320.480.37Safer
Shoplifting1.11.61.30.59Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.320.270.530.21Safer
Vehicle Crime6855Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21282929Getting worse

Changes In Mansfield Woodhouse's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Mansfield Woodhouse to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Mansfield Woodhouse60.28-
Barnet67.7111% more dangerous
Coventry77.4122% more dangerous
Croydon83.2228% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8130% more dangerous
Bristol86.2130% more dangerous
Leicester97.4438% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8741% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2844% more dangerous
Bradford133.0255% more dangerous
Leeds137.1056% more dangerous

Crime in Mansfield Woodhouse's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Manor, Hornby & Peafields29739Second
Yeoman Hill & Maun Valley38465First

Crime in Mansfield Woodhouse During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Mansfield Woodhouse change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Mansfield Woodhouse saw a 500% increase in other crime. Mansfield Woodhouse saw a large fall in vehicle crime during May, when it fell by 88% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+3%+171%+124%+64%-14%+35%-4%+64%+155%+59%
Bicycle Theft-50%---50%--+100%-50%--
Burglary+17%-73%--33%-57%-75%-29%-50%-43%-73%
Criminal Damage and Arson-33%-44%+14%-40%-44%+33%--35%-29%-21%
Drugs-+50%-+50%-+300%-29%-75%-60%+67%
Other Crime-50%+300%+100%+500%--80%-33%-+100%-60%
Other Theft--20%-13%-44%-25%-33%-8%-45%+83%-56%
Possession of Weapons--+100%+200%-75%---33%--
Public Order+80%+75%-40%+11%+129%-+29%+83%+17%-50%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting-----+200%-60%-67%--67%
Theft From the Person------67%----
Vehicle Crime+40%--88%-70%+33%-10%-30%+180%-31%+18%
Violence and Sexual Offences--13%--25%-18%-17%+5%+63%-5%-9%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Mansfield Woodhouse

What police force serves Mansfield Woodhouse?
Mansfield Woodhouse's local territorial police force is the Nottinghamshire Police.
How dangerous is Mansfield Woodhouse?
Mansfield Woodhouse is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Nottinghamshire.
What is Mansfield Woodhouse's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Mansfield Woodhouse are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Mansfield Woodhouse?
Mansfield Woodhouse's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 05 Oct 2021