Crime Statistics for Doncaster, , September 2020

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Crime Statistics for Doncaster, Doncaster,

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Doncaster using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 715 street level crime incidents in Doncaster in September 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 Doncaster, 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 Crime244
Anti Social Behaviour133
Public Order74
Shoplifting49
Criminal Damage Arson47
Other Theft38
Vehicle Crime33
Burglary29
Drugs16
Other Crime14
Possession Of Weapons13
Robbery11
Theft From The Person8
Bicycle Theft6
All Crime715

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Doncaster715
Intake (1.39 miles)575
Newton (0.62 miles)422
Hexthorpe (0.62 miles)422
Bentley Rise (1.39 miles)410
Bentley (1.96 miles)307
Belle Vue (1.24 miles)226
Balby (1.39 miles)209
Doncaster Common (1.86 miles)171
Cusworth (2.24 miles)63

6.2%
of Doncaster residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Doncaster

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Doncaster244
Intake196
Bentley Rise130
Newton129
Hexthorpe129
Bentley102
Balby73
Belle Vue54
Doncaster Common46
Cusworth27

Last updated: November 4, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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