Crime Statistics for Dronfield, Derbyshire, 2024

There were a total of 71 street level crime incidents in Dronfield in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Dronfield, 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 Crime27
Vehicle Crime8
Criminal Damage Arson8
Public Order5
Other Theft5
Anti Social Behaviour4
Bicycle Theft1
Other Crime1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime71

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 Dronfield. 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 Dronfield

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Batemoor (1.24 miles)191
Lowedges (1.39 miles)141
Holmley Common (0.62 miles)85
Coal Aston (0.88 miles)81
Holmesdale (0.62 miles)66
Gosforth Valley (0.62 miles)44
Hallowes (0.62 miles)24
Dronfield Woodhouse (1.24 miles)23
Unstone (1.39 miles)15

of Dronfield South residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Dronfield?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Holmley Common36
Coal Aston34
Gosforth Valley16
Dronfield Woodhouse10

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

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 Dronfield 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 Dronfield compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Dronfield and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Dronfield have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Beauchief and Greenhill.

1Beauchief and Greenhill64
2Graves Park49
3Old Whittington30
5Coal Aston14
6Dronfield Woodhouse11
8Dronfield North10
9Barlow & Holmesfield10
10Gosforth Valley5
11Dronfield South2

Which road in Dronfield has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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