Crime in Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent is the 46th most dangerous county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Blaenau Gwent in 2020 was 72 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 34 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Blaenau Gwent's larger towns and cities, Tredegar is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Nantyglo and Blaina, and Abertillery comes in as third most dangerous.

Crime Map of Blaenau Gwent

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Blaenau Gwent Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour3,03543.44
Bicycle Theft170.24
Burglary2573.68
Criminal Damage and Arson1872.68
Drugs911.30
Other Crime1912.73
Other Theft3905.58
Possession of Weapons190.27
Public Order1,01114.47
Robbery130.19
Shoplifting2373.39
Theft From the Person100.14
Vehicle Crime2804.01
Violence and Sexual Offences2,34233.52

Blaenau Gwent's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Blaenau Gwent
Abertillery7136315% safer
Nantyglo and Blaina685720.01% safer
Tredegar1,197787% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Blaenau Gwent

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour39232243Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.260.270.370.24Safer
Burglary2.64.44.13.7Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1763.42.7Safer
Drugs1.31.01.11.3Getting worse
Other Crime2.23.12.02.7Getting worse
Other Theft7786Safer
Possession of Weapons0.230.190.340.27Getting worse
Public Order8141514Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.190.210.390.19Safer
Shoplifting54.553.4Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.390.400.310.14Safer
Vehicle Crime7774.0Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences26343634Getting worse

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021