Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton Crime Overview

Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton is the third safest small town in Shropshire, and is the 87th most dangerous overall out of Shropshire's 232 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton in 2020 was 33 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Shropshire's overall crime rate, coming in 75% lower than the Shropshire rate of 58 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton is the 150th safest small town, and the 5,569th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2020, Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton was the worst small town in Shropshire for other crime, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.19 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton residents, when it was Shropshire's most dangerous small town for public order, recording 6 crimes at a rate of 0.38 per 1,000 residents. Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton recorded 2 reports of theft from the person during January 2020, making its crime rate of 0.13 the worst small town for theft from the person in Shropshire that month.

The most common crimes in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton are violence and sexual offences, with 214 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 14. This is 13% lower than 2019's figure of 241 offences and a difference of 1.71 from 2019's crime rate of 15. Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 300% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

Compare Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton to other towns and cities

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

Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton Crime Map

Click to use map

Crime in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton Compared To Shropshire

Are you researching crime in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton, or have a general question? Please contact our team. We offer free consultation on basic requests. This content is licensed CC BY-ND 4.0. When referencing or citing CrimeRate data or content on third-party sites, we require attribution to the source page on crimerate.co.uk
Creative Commons logo

Summary of Crimes in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton This Year

 Lilleshall, Donnington and MuxtonShropshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1549.7610,74621.34119% safer
Bicycle Theft10.062180.43617% safer
Burglary201.271,9283.83202% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson432.723,2876.53140% safer
Drugs140.899451.88111% safer
Other Crime80.515981.19133% safer
Other Theft493.102,2764.5246% safer
Possession of Weapons60.383640.7289% safer
Public Order372.341,7683.5150% safer
Robbery60.381980.392.6% safer
Shoplifting1026.462,0174.0138% more dangerous
Theft From the Person40.251590.3228% safer
Vehicle Crime150.951,3392.66180% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21413.5613,88627.58103% safer

Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
St Georges and Priorslee32227.4820% safer
Newport39132.032.7% safer
Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton51932.89-
Wellington84938.4715% more dangerous
Oakengates35439.2816% more dangerous
Bridgnorth50841.2320% more dangerous
Hadley & Leegomery69243.9925% more dangerous
Madeley1,05556.4442% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton

View crime percentage over time for

Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour14171310Safer
Bicycle Theft0.250.510.250.06Safer
Burglary2.51.61.81.3Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.73.43.22.7Safer
Drugs0.190.570.950.89Getting worse
Other Crime0.570.440.820.51Safer
Other Theft64.963.1Safer
Possession of Weapons0.380.130.570.38Getting worse
Public Order1.80.953.22.3Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.440.320.320.38Getting worse
Shoplifting8676Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.380.130.190.25Getting worse
Vehicle Crime2.82.01.30.95Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences12121514Getting worse

Changes In Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton32.89-
Barnet67.7151% more dangerous
Coventry77.4158% more dangerous
Croydon83.2260% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8162% more dangerous
Bristol86.2162% more dangerous
Leicester97.4466% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8768% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2869% more dangerous
Bradford133.0275% more dangerous
Leeds137.1076% more dangerous

Crime in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Muxton & Lilleshall21332First

Crime in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton saw a 200% increase in other crime. Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton saw a large fall in other theft during April, when it fell by 88% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+13%+193%+62%+24%------
Burglary-60%-50%+100%-50%-+100%---50%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-14%-80%--75%-33%-----57%
Drugs+50%-33%-+100%------
Other Crime-+200%-75%-------50%
Other Theft-70%-88%-78%-43%-43%-14%-44%-75%-25%-43%
Possession of Weapons-----50%-----
Public Order-40%-67%-33%-75%-20%-43%-83%-50%-+100%
Robbery----+200%-----50%
Shoplifting-81%-63%+50%+40%+75%-+138%--10%+17%
Vehicle Crime+100%------75%---
Violence and Sexual Offences-19%-35%+6%+33%-35%-6%-72%-48%-23%+24%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton

What police force serves Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton?
Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton's local territorial police force is the West Mercia Police.
How dangerous is Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton?
Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton is the third safest small town in Shropshire.
What is Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton?
Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021