Crime in Clwyd

Clwyd is among the top 20 most dangerous counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Clwyd in 2020 was 81 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 41 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Clwyd's larger towns and cities, Offa is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Caia Park, and Rhyl comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Clwyd, starting with Hawarden which ranks as the safest area in Clwyd, followed up by Conwy in second place, and Buckley in third place.

Crime Map of Clwyd

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Clwyd Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour13,23926.22
Bicycle Theft2820.56
Burglary1,7143.39
Criminal Damage and Arson4,7809.47
Drugs1,1812.34
Other Crime9331.85
Other Theft2,7535.45
Possession of Weapons2240.44
Public Order4,7079.32
Robbery1550.31
Shoplifting2,4034.76
Theft From the Person1020.20
Vehicle Crime9711.92
Violence and Sexual Offences20,57640.75

Clwyd's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Clwyd
Abergele1,08710019% more dangerous
Acton7806035% safer
Broughton598774.8% safer
Buckley9135547% safer
Caia Park2,19917554% more dangerous
Colwyn Bay1,47613942% more dangerous
Connah's Quay1,357810.02% safer
Conwy8334772% safer
Denbigh706783.6% safer
Flint1,089832.5% more dangerous
Gwersyllt6375938% safer
Hawarden51636123% safer
Holywell1,20512937% more dangerous
Kinmel Bay and Towyn689832.1% more dangerous
Llandudno2,36711429% more dangerous
Mold864855% more dangerous
Offa1,96118356% more dangerous
Prestatyn1,561832.9% more dangerous
Rhosllanerchrugog9099515% more dangerous
Rhyl4,15315749% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Clwyd

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour26212026Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.870.960.650.56Safer
Burglary6653.4Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1111119Safer
Drugs1.81.82.02.3Getting worse
Other Crime1.51.71.71.8Getting worse
Other Theft7775Safer
Possession of Weapons0.340.470.550.44Safer
Public Order3.1799Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.330.370.350.31Safer
Shoplifting6774.8Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.500.310.340.20Safer
Vehicle Crime3.33.53.11.9Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences29384141Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021