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Crime and Safety in Maltby, South Yorkshire

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Maltby is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in South Yorkshire, and is the 40th most dangerous overall out of South Yorkshire's 109 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Maltby in 2021 was 91 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to South Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 2.8% lower than the South Yorkshire rate of 94 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Maltby is the 115th most dangerous small town, and the 763rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2021, Maltby was the worst small town in South Yorkshire for criminal damage and arson, with 49 crimes reported and a crime rate of 3.0 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2021 was also a bad month for Maltby residents, when it was South Yorkshire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.30 per 1,000 residents. Maltby recorded 6 reports of possession of weapons during December 2020, making its crime rate of 0.36 the worst small town for possession of weapons in South Yorkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Maltby are violence and sexual offences, with 687 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 42. This is 9% higher than 2020's figure of 627 offences and a difference of 3.65 from 2020's crime rate of 38. Maltby's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Maltby 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, South Yorkshire

6% lower, regional crime rate

Yorkshire and The Humber

16% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Maltby is 6% lower than Yorkshire and The Humber and 16% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Maltby Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Maltby 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

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Historical Crime Rates for Maltby

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021911,506
2020851,403
2019821,346
2018881,444
2017881,450
2016661,083

Crime in Maltby Compared To South Yorkshire

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Summary of Crimes in Maltby This Year

 MaltbySouth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour36021.8627,46519.49 11% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft40.241,0020.71 196% safer
Burglary814.929,3476.63 35% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson27916.9415,61911.09 35% more dangerous
Drugs352.123,9502.80 32% safer
Other Crime482.914,5703.24 11% safer
Other Theft704.259,3346.62 56% safer
Possession of Weapons90.551,4551.03 87% safer
Public Order1589.5914,91610.59 10% safer
Robbery120.731,3970.99 36% safer
Shoplifting704.256,6454.72 11% safer
Theft From the Person10.068100.57 850% safer
Vehicle Crime523.169,6956.88 118% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences68741.7153,63438.06 9% more dangerous

Maltby Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Armthorpe1,16881.0813% safer
Thurcroft67882.0711% safer
Rossington1,17485.976% safer
Hatfield1,55188.193.7% safer
Royston94388.633.2% safer
Maltby1,50691.43-
Thorne1,67194.633.4% more dangerous
Adwick le Street1,843100.049% more dangerous
Dinnington St. John's931102.5611% more dangerous
Brierley828106.6914% more dangerous
Conisbrough1,744109.8717% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Maltby

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Recent Crimes in Maltby

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gipsy LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Lumley CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Scarbrough CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Earl AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Carlyle RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Muglet LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Margaret StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Theatre/Concert HallInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Mortimer RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Queen Mary StreetLocal resolution
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Hamilton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near All Hallowes DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Carlyle RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Attlee CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Redwood DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Tennyson RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cavendish PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near LimeswayFurther action is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Blyth RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Duke AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Maltby Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour26222522 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.060.420.180.24 Safer
Burglary764.94.9 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson13111217 Getting worse
Drugs1.10.731.52.1 Getting worse
Other Crime3.62.44.32.9 Getting worse
Other Theft664.94.2 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.971.21.40.55 Safer
Public Order981110 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.610.670.490.73 Getting worse
Shoplifting4.14.42.24.2 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.360.180.060.06 Safer
Vehicle Crime64.54.63.2 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences36373842 Getting worse

Changes In Maltby's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Maltby's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Maltby that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Coronation Park7-12415
Wood Lee Common----400.60

Comparing Maltby to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.0836% safer
Croydon82.4811% safer
Sheffield90.051.5% safer
Bristol90.521.0% safer
Maltby91.43-
Coventry102.2411% more dangerous
Leicester111.5918% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0626% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6429% more dangerous
Bradford132.2831% more dangerous
Leeds150.9439% more dangerous

Crime in Maltby's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Maltby East1,169124First

Crime in Maltby During Coronavirus Lockdowns

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

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+6%+52%+73%-11%+16%-3%-6%-28%+75%+60%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary+20%-50%+140%+267%+17%+11%-55%-60%+11%-
Criminal Damage and Arson+11%+38%-29%-27%+33%-20%+64%-32%-30%+47%
Drugs+200%-50%-50%+200%-50%--+100%--
Other Crime+500%+33%+150%+133%-+200%-40%+125%-50%+17%
Other Theft-14%+60%+120%-17%+50%-88%-+33%-11%-
Possession of Weapons+100%----50%--+50%-+500%
Public Order-40%+117%+200%+36%+67%-36%+47%+25%+22%+10%
Robbery---------+200%
Shoplifting-86%-50%+100%-75%+300%-63%-56%-43%-50%-77%
Vehicle Crime+175%+20%-17%-75%-13%+83%-+167%+20%+50%
Violence and Sexual Offences+33%-25%+4%+56%-19%-20%+25%-14%+5%-20%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Maltby

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

How dangerous is Maltby?
Maltby is among the top 10 most dangerous small town in South Yorkshire.

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

What is the least common crime in Maltby?
Maltby's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

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