Crime Statistics for Thurnscoe, Barnsley, Barnsley, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Thurnscoe, Barnsley, Barnsley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Thurnscoe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 185 street level crime incidents in Thurnscoe in May 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Thurnscoe, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime67
Anti Social Behaviour43
Criminal Damage Arson29
Public Order14
Other Crime11
Burglary5
Possession Of Weapons5
Other Theft4
Vehicle Crime3
Robbery2
Shoplifting1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime185

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Thurnscoe. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Thurnscoe

We've taken the ten nearest places to Thurnscoe and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Thurnscoe has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Thurnscoe East (0.62 miles)202
Thurnscoe185
Millhouses (1.96 miles)101
Highgate (1.24 miles)94
Little Houghton (1.86 miles)94
Bolton Upton Dearne (1.86 miles)73
Billingley (1.39 miles)30
Sandhill (1.39 miles)29
Great Houghton (1.39 miles)19
Hickleton (1.86 miles)15

3.4%
of Barnsley residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Thurnscoe

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Thurnscoe and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Thurnscoe East75
Thurnscoe67
Millhouses32
Little Houghton30
Highgate26
Bolton Upton Dearne19
Sandhill11
Great Houghton11
Billingley9
Hickleton4

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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