Search...

Crime and Safety in Edlington

Page highlights:

Edlington is the third safest small town in South Yorkshire, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of South Yorkshire's 109 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Edlington in 2021 was 4.1 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to South Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 2203% lower than the South Yorkshire rate of 94 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Edlington is the 53rd safest small town, and the 316th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Edlington are violence and sexual offences, with 12 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 1.5. This is 8% lower than 2020's figure of 13 offences and a difference of 0.13 from 2020's crime rate of 1.6. Edlington's least common crime is burglary, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Edlington 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Safest

Small Towns, South Yorkshire

2278% lower, regional crime rate

Yorkshire and The Humber

1774% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Edlington is 2278% lower than Yorkshire and The Humber and 1774% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Edlington Crime Rate Over Time

>
Edlington
Yorkshire and The Humber
England, Wales & NI

Edlington Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Edlington represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

Use Crime Map

Hover over a point to see a breakdown of crime types recorded at that location. You can also filter by individual crime types, or use a combinations of offences to visualize the data you need.

Tap to view map
Incident key:
 
Low
 
Medium
 
High
Design element, blobs on the top Design element, blobs on the bottom

Monthly
Crime Reports

Set up monthly updates on crime & public safety issues. We never spam.

Area
All of the UK
Edlington
Frequency
Monthly
ASAP
Type
Local Resident
Investor
Other

Historical Crime Rates for Edlington

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20214.133
2020544
20191078
2018542
20173.327
20162.419

Crime in Edlington Compared To South Yorkshire

Are you researching this topic for an article or project?

We're available to answer questions about crime data and can supply custom data to support your work.

Questions & Requests

Email us directly

[email protected]

Summary of Crimes in Edlington This Year

 EdlingtonSouth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour172.1027,46519.49 828% safer
Burglary20.259,3476.63 2552% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson40.4915,61911.09 2163% safer
Drugs20.253,9502.80 1020% safer
Other Crime30.374,5703.24 776% safer
Other Theft60.749,3346.62 795% safer
Public Order40.4914,91610.59 2061% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences121.4853,63438.06 2472% safer

Edlington Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Brinsworth80.91348% safer
Dalton161.58158% safer
Edlington334.08-
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall19223.0282% more dangerous
Bradfield40623.4383% more dangerous
Penistone43433.8288% more dangerous
North and South Anston47751.6592% more dangerous
Sprotbrough and Cusworth69159.1893% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Edlington

View crime percentage over time for

Recent Crimes in Edlington

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dixon RoadFurther action is not in the public interest
March 2022Public orderOn or near Springfield RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Dixon RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Dixon RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dixon RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Public orderOn or near Grange LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Springfield RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Dixon RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grange LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022BurglaryOn or near Grange LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaAction to be taken by another organisation
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grange LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021BurglaryOn or near Dixon RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021BurglaryOn or near Dixon RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Public orderOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cockhill LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dixon RoadUnable to prosecute suspect

Edlington Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.871.62.72.1 Getting worse
Burglary0.992.40.490.25 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson0.740.991.40.49 Safer
Drugs-0.25-0.25 Getting worse
Other Crime0.120.120.250.37 Getting worse
Other Theft0.620.740.120.74 Getting worse
Public Order0.740.370.740.49 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences0.872.61.61.5 Getting worse

Changes In Edlington's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Edlington to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Edlington4.08-
Barnet67.0894% more dangerous
Croydon82.4895% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0595% more dangerous
Bristol90.5295% more dangerous
Coventry102.2496% more dangerous
Leicester111.5996% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0697% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6497% more dangerous
Bradford132.2897% more dangerous
Leeds150.9497% more dangerous

Crime in Edlington's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Edlington1,048140First

Crime in Edlington During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Edlington change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Edlington saw a 400% increase in anti-social behaviour. Edlington saw a large fall in burglary during December, when it fell by 75% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+400%-----50%-50%-50%-50%
Burglary----------75%
Criminal Damage and Arson-----67%-----
Public Order----------
Vehicle Crime-----50%--33%---
Violence and Sexual Offences--50%+100%--40%-----

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Edlington

What police force serves Edlington?
Edlington's local territorial police force is the South Yorkshire Police.

How dangerous is Edlington?
Edlington is the third safest small town in South Yorkshire.

What is Edlington's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Edlington are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Edlington?
Edlington's least common crime is burglary.

Search icon

Search by area