Crime Statistics for Chesterfield, Derbyshire, 2024

There were a total of 478 street level crime incidents in Chesterfield in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Chesterfield, 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 Crime170
Anti Social Behaviour74
Shoplifting70
Public Order45
Criminal Damage Arson32
Other Theft30
Vehicle Crime22
Drugs9
Theft From The Person8
Other Crime7
Burglary6
Possession Of Weapons5
All Crime478

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Chesterfield. 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 Chesterfield

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Stonegravels (0.62 miles)490
Chesterfield478
Hady (0.88 miles)412
Tapton (0.88 miles)386
Boythorpe (0.88 miles)329
Newbold (1.39 miles)306
Hasland (1.39 miles)156
Birdholme (1.24 miles)152
Ashgate (1.24 miles)142
Brimington Common (1.39 miles)93

8.91%
of St Leonard's (Chesterfield) residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Chesterfield?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Chesterfield170
Hady169
Stonegravels153
Tapton126
Newbold121
Boythorpe116
Hasland80
Birdholme73
Ashgate70
Brimington Common52

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Chesterfield?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Chesterfield to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Chesterfield compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Chesterfield and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Chesterfield is ranked #4.

#WardScore
1St Helen's49
2Moor47
3Rother41
4St Leonard's40
5Holmebrook27
6Hasland23
7Loundsley Green21
8Brockwell20
9Brimington South15
10Walton3
11West3

Which road in Chesterfield has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Chesterfield with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Kenyon Road.

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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