Clwyd Crime Statistics

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Clwyd is among the top 20 most dangerous counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Clwyd in 2021 was 85 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 44 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 Rhyl, and Caia Park 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.

Clwyd Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Clwyd represent the time frame between July 2019 and June 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Clwyd Crime Summary

Anti-Social Behaviour11,98223.73
Bicycle Theft1960.39
Criminal Damage and Arson4,8679.64
Other Crime9291.84
Other Theft2,6765.30
Possession of Weapons1930.38
Public Order5,94511.77
Theft From the Person1220.24
Vehicle Crime9241.83
Violence and Sexual Offences22,12243.81

Clwyd's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Clwyd
Abergele97590 5% more dangerous
Acton78761 41% safer
Broughton62080 7% safer
Buckley1,00060 42% safer
Caia Park2,246178 52% more dangerous
Colwyn Bay1,601151 44% more dangerous
Connah's Quay1,24174 15% safer
Conwy96454 57% safer
Denbigh907100 15% more dangerous
Flint1,18890 6% more dangerous
Gwersyllt72767 27% safer
Hawarden53237 128% safer
Holywell1,284138 38% more dangerous
Kinmel Bay and Towyn1,078129 34% more dangerous
Llandudno2,281110 23% more dangerous
Mold1,058105 19% more dangerous
Offa2,152201 58% more dangerous
Prestatyn1,60085 0.14% more dangerous
Rhosllanerchrugog87791 7% more dangerous
Rhyl4,935186 54% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Clwyd

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour21202624 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.960.650.560.39 Safer
Burglary653.42.8 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1111910 Safer
Drugs1. Getting worse
Other Crime1. Getting worse
Other Theft7755 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.470.550.440.38 Safer
Public Order79912 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.370.350.310.31 Safer
Shoplifting774.74.8 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.310.340.200.24 Safer
Vehicle Crime3. Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences38414144 Getting worse
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