Crime Statistics for Balby, Doncaster, Doncaster, November 2020

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Crime Statistics for Balby, Doncaster, Doncaster

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Balby using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 227 street level crime incidents in Balby in November 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 Balby, 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 Crime69
Anti Social Behaviour37
Criminal Damage Arson19
Vehicle Crime16
Other Theft15
Public Order14
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime227

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Doncaster (1.39 miles)562
Hexthorpe (0.88 miles)425
Newton (0.88 miles)425
Bentley Rise (1.96 miles)338
Warmsworth (0.88 miles)147
New Edlington (2.24 miles)104
Cusworth (1.96 miles)48
Loversall (2.24 miles)16
Sprotbrough (1.39 miles)15

of Doncaster residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Balby

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bentley Rise96
New Edlington33

Last updated: December 23, 2020
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