Sprotbrough and Cusworth Crime Overview

Sprotbrough and Cusworth is among the top 5 safest small towns in South Yorkshire, and is the 22nd safest overall out of South Yorkshire's 110 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Sprotbrough and Cusworth in 2020 was 38 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to South Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 136% lower than the South Yorkshire rate of 90 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Sprotbrough and Cusworth is the 210th safest small town, and the 4,825th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2020, Sprotbrough and Cusworth was the worst small town in South Yorkshire for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.09 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2017 was also a bad month for Sprotbrough and Cusworth residents, when it was South Yorkshire's most dangerous small town for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.09 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Sprotbrough and Cusworth are violence and sexual offences, with 169 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 14. This is 31% higher than 2019's figure of 117 offences and a difference of 4.45 from 2019's crime rate of 10. Sprotbrough and Cusworth's least common crime is robbery, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 50% from 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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Crime in Sprotbrough and Cusworth Compared To South Yorkshire

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Summary of Crimes in Sprotbrough and Cusworth This Year

 Sprotbrough and CusworthSouth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour16914.4734,85824.7471% safer
Bicycle Theft40.348860.6385% safer
Burglary665.6510,0317.1226% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson514.3714,69110.43139% safer
Drugs100.863,9992.84230% safer
Other Crime70.604,3183.06410% safer
Other Theft201.719,0806.44277% safer
Possession of Weapons50.431,5391.09153% safer
Public Order443.7714,28310.14169% safer
Robbery20.171,3190.94453% safer
Shoplifting191.636,6874.75191% safer
Theft From the Person20.178430.60253% safer
Vehicle Crime443.7710,1857.2392% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16914.4748,40334.35137% safer

Sprotbrough and Cusworth Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bradfield54931.6820% safer
Brinsworth27831.7519% safer
Dalton37937.381.5% safer
Sprotbrough and Cusworth44337.94-
Penistone49838.812.2% more dangerous
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall42350.7125% more dangerous
North and South Anston51655.8732% more dangerous
Aston cum Aughton87757.3534% more dangerous
Stocksbridge79158.8836% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Sprotbrough and Cusworth

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Sprotbrough and Cusworth Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour20121214Safer
Bicycle Theft0.690.430.340.34Safer
Burglary4.84.776Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson3.82.83.84.4Getting worse
Drugs0.090.260.600.86Getting worse
Other Crime0.511.00.770.60Safer
Other Theft3.72.62.21.7Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.26-0.43Getting worse
Public Order1.63.12.83.8Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.260.090.17Safer
Shoplifting3.83.82.11.6Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.260.090.170.17Safer
Vehicle Crime3.14.14.23.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences891014Getting worse

Changes In Sprotbrough and Cusworth's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Sprotbrough and Cusworth to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Sprotbrough and Cusworth37.94-
Barnet67.7144% more dangerous
Coventry77.4151% more dangerous
Croydon83.2254% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8156% more dangerous
Bristol86.2156% more dangerous
Leicester97.4461% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8763% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2865% more dangerous
Bradford133.0271% more dangerous
Leeds137.1072% more dangerous

Crime in Sprotbrough and Cusworth's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Cusworth37061First
Sprotbrough44659Second

Crime in Sprotbrough and Cusworth During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Sprotbrough and Cusworth change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Sprotbrough and Cusworth saw a 400% increase in criminal damage and arson. Sprotbrough and Cusworth saw a large fall in burglary during August, when it fell by 88% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-25%+14%+144%+133%+36%+11%-+9%-21%+36%
Burglary-83%+75%-86%-60%+17%-88%+50%+50%-31%-50%
Criminal Damage and Arson-60%--33%-50%+200%+75%+400%-63%-50%+167%
Other Crime-----67%-----
Other Theft-+50%-+33%-40%-+200%---
Public Order+33%+100%---20%+50%+100%+300%-57%-
Shoplifting------80%-+300%--
Vehicle Crime-29%-+400%--40%-17%+67%+100%+40%+33%
Violence and Sexual Offences+88%+40%-8%+57%-14%+22%+280%+67%+9%+47%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Sprotbrough and Cusworth

What police force serves Sprotbrough and Cusworth?
Sprotbrough and Cusworth's local territorial police force is the South Yorkshire Police.
How dangerous is Sprotbrough and Cusworth?
Sprotbrough and Cusworth is among the top 5 safest small towns in South Yorkshire.
What is Sprotbrough and Cusworth's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Sprotbrough and Cusworth are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Sprotbrough and Cusworth?
Sprotbrough and Cusworth's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021