Crime in Ceredigion

Ceredigion is the 37th safest county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Ceredigion in 2020 was 49 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 24 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Ceredigion's larger towns and cities, Aberystwyth is the most dangerous.

Crime Map of Ceredigion

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Ceredigion Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour1,83525.24
Bicycle Theft90.12
Burglary1552.13
Criminal Damage and Arson3845.28
Drugs2753.78
Other Crime710.98
Other Theft3264.48
Possession of Weapons420.58
Public Order3685.06
Robbery60.08
Shoplifting1331.83
Theft From the Person70.10
Vehicle Crime590.81
Violence and Sexual Offences1,74123.95

Ceredigion's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Ceredigion
Aberystwyth1,28411959% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Ceredigion

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour24201625Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.430.340.180.12Safer
Burglary3.23.33.02.1Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8875Safer
Drugs3.93.54.23.8Safer
Other Crime1.21.11.30.98Safer
Other Theft6654.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.300.450.470.58Getting worse
Public Order2.83.54.85Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.100.170.170.08Safer
Shoplifting3.22.62.81.8Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.210.220.120.10Safer
Vehicle Crime1.71.21.20.81Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21242724Safer

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021