Conisbrough Crime Overview

Conisbrough is the third most dangerous small town in South Yorkshire, and is the 21st most dangerous overall out of South Yorkshire's 110 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Conisbrough in 2020 was 108 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to South Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 17% higher than the South Yorkshire rate of 90 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Conisbrough is the 42nd most dangerous small town, and the 386th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2020, Conisbrough was the worst small town in South Yorkshire for criminal damage and arson, with 37 crimes reported and a crime rate of 2.3 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Conisbrough residents, when it was South Yorkshire's most dangerous small town for other theft, recording 13 crimes at a rate of 0.82 per 1,000 residents. Conisbrough recorded 3 reports of possession of weapons during April 2020, making its crime rate of 0.19 the worst small town for possession of weapons in South Yorkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Conisbrough are violence and sexual offences, with 813 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 51. This is 15% higher than 2019's figure of 693 offences and a difference of 7.56 from 2019's crime rate of 44. Conisbrough's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 6 crimes.

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Crime in Conisbrough Compared To South Yorkshire

Summary of Crimes in Conisbrough This Year

 ConisbroughSouth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour46829.4834,85824.7416% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft30.198860.63232% safer
Burglary774.8510,0317.1247% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson28718.0814,69110.4342% more dangerous
Drugs392.463,9992.8415% safer
Other Crime623.914,3183.0622% more dangerous
Other Theft1096.879,0806.446% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons161.011,5391.098% safer
Public Order18111.4014,28310.1411% more dangerous
Robbery130.821,3190.9415% safer
Shoplifting301.896,6874.75151% safer
Theft From the Person40.258430.60140% safer
Vehicle Crime764.7910,1857.2351% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences81351.2248,40334.3533% more dangerous

Conisbrough Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Rawmarsh1,956102.086% safer
Brierley814104.882.7% safer
Thorne1,878106.351.3% safer
Worsbrough949106.351.3% safer
Hatfield1,883107.070.62% safer
Conisbrough1,710107.73-
Thurnscoe953109.091.2% more dangerous
Mexborough1,984127.4215% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Conisbrough

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Conisbrough Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour67423029Safer
Bicycle Theft0.320.250.380.19Safer
Burglary10764.8Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson21221918Safer
Drugs1.01.82.32.5Getting worse
Other Crime2.73.23.13.9Getting worse
Other Theft8977Safer
Possession of Weapons0.571.01.31.0Getting worse
Public Order9101011Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.761.10.630.82No change
Shoplifting84.561.9Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.440.190.440.25Safer
Vehicle Crime9574.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences37374451Getting worse

Changes In Conisbrough's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Conisbrough's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Conisbrough that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Miners' Welfare Recreation Ground2----00.71
Minney Moor----111.3

Comparing Conisbrough to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7159% safer
Coventry77.4139% safer
Croydon83.2229% safer
Sheffield85.8126% safer
Bristol86.2125% safer
Leicester97.4411% safer
Birmingham102.874.7% safer
Liverpool107.280.42% safer
Conisbrough107.73-
Bradford133.0219% more dangerous
Leeds137.1021% more dangerous

Crime in Conisbrough's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Conisbrough South61179First

Crime in Conisbrough During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Conisbrough change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Conisbrough saw a 1,000% increase in other crime. Conisbrough saw a large fall in shoplifting during December, when it fell by 83% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-43%-11%+27%+29%-3%+35%+6%+60%-13%-9%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-43%+75%+60%+13%-18%+75%-33%-50%-22%-43%
Criminal Damage and Arson-35%-19%-63%+9%+50%+74%-67%-30%+23%-14%
Drugs+50%--60%+100%--80%--33%-+600%
Other Crime+33%+33%-50%-25%-38%+1,000%+50%+100%+100%+100%
Other Theft-22%+80%-25%-+38%-40%-45%--33%+18%
Possession of Weapons+100%+50%-+100%-50%--67%-33%--50%
Public Order-18%+67%+200%-23%+15%+21%+9%-32%-5%-40%
Robbery---+50%-+200%---50%-
Shoplifting-33%-33%-20%-75%-25%-67%-73%---83%
Vehicle Crime-47%+14%+40%-17%+14%-57%-80%-31%-40%-63%
Violence and Sexual Offences+20%+48%+83%+8%+21%+9%+6%+5%+19%-11%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Conisbrough

What police force serves Conisbrough?
Conisbrough's local territorial police force is the South Yorkshire Police.
How dangerous is Conisbrough?
Conisbrough is the third most dangerous small town in South Yorkshire.
What is Conisbrough's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Conisbrough are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Conisbrough?
Conisbrough's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021