Search...
Home
/
Clwyd
/
Llandudno

Crime and Safety in Llandudno

Page highlights:

Llandudno is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Clwyd, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Clwyd's 142 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Llandudno in 2021 was 110 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Clwyd's overall crime rate, coming in 23% higher than the Clwyd rate of 85 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llandudno is the 57th most dangerous small town, and the 449th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In July 2021, Llandudno had the worst crime rate in Clwyd for criminal damage and arson, with 32 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.6 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Llandudno residents, when it was Clwyd's most dangerous area for other crime, recording 8 crimes at a rate of 0.39 per 1,000 residents. Llandudno recorded 6 reports of possession of weapons during February 2020, making its crime rate of 0.29 the worst for possession of weapons in Clwyd that month.

The most common crimes in Llandudno are violence and sexual offences, with 1,146 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 55. This is 1.8% lower than 2020's figure of 1,167 offences and a difference of 1.02 from 2020's crime rate of 56. Llandudno's least common crime is theft from the person, with 9 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 22% from 2020's figure of 11 crimes.

Llandudno 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Clwyd

32% higher, regional crime rate

Wales

31% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Llandudno is 32% higher than Wales and 31% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Llandudno Crime Rate Over Time

>
Llandudno
Wales
England, Wales & NI

Llandudno Crime Map

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

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

Use Crime Map

Hover over a point to see a breakdown of crime types recorded at that location. You can also filter by individual crime types, or use a combinations of offences to visualize the data you need.

Tap to view map
Incident key:
 
Low
 
Medium
 
High
Design element, blobs on the top Design element, blobs on the bottom

Monthly
Crime Reports

Set up monthly updates on crime & public safety issues. We never spam.

Area
All of the UK
Llandudno
Frequency
Monthly
ASAP
Type
Local Resident
Investor
Other

Historical Crime Rates for Llandudno

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211102,281
20201142,367
20191232,549
20181062,193
2017941,947
2016751,561

Crime in Llandudno Compared To Clwyd

Are you researching this topic for an article or project?

We're available to answer questions about crime data and can supply custom data to support your work.

Questions & Requests

Email us directly

[email protected]

Summary of Crimes in Llandudno This Year

 LlandudnoClwyd 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour71234.4311,98223.73 31% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft100.481960.39 19% more dangerous
Burglary623.001,4362.84 5% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson29914.464,8679.64 33% more dangerous
Drugs582.801,0071.99 29% more dangerous
Other Crime371.799291.84 2.8% safer
Other Theft1336.432,6765.30 18% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons120.581930.38 34% more dangerous
Public Order32615.765,94511.77 25% more dangerous
Robbery130.631550.31 51% more dangerous
Shoplifting1587.642,4374.83 37% more dangerous
Theft From the Person90.441220.24 45% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime180.879241.83 110% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences1,14655.4122,12243.81 21% more dangerous

Llandudno Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Abergele97589.7223% safer
Flint1,18890.3122% safer
Rhosllanerchrugog87791.4121% safer
Denbigh907100.1810% safer
Mold1,058104.516% safer
Llandudno2,281110.29-
Kinmel Bay and Towyn1,078129.0915% more dangerous
Holywell1,284137.5020% more dangerous
Colwyn Bay1,601151.0227% more dangerous
Caia Park2,246178.3838% more dangerous
Offa2,152200.9945% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llandudno

View crime percentage over time for

Recent Crimes in Llandudno

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Plas NewyddUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Ty'N Y Ffrith RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other crimeOn or near Maes-Y-CwmUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Tudor CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Plas NewyddUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Theatre/Concert HallInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Jackson'S CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Augusta StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Victoria StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Vaughan StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Conway RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Possession of weaponsOn or near Ewloe DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Maelgwy RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near St Margaret'S DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Mostyn StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Marine DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Theatre/Concert HallInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Station RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Clement PassageUnable to prosecute suspect

Llandudno Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour33404134 Safer
Bicycle Theft1.91.41.00.48 Safer
Burglary4.873.93.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson13151514 Getting worse
Drugs2.72.83.92.8 Safer
Other Crime1.31.62.01.8 Getting worse
Other Theft8976 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.680.821.20.58 Safer
Public Order10141316 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.531.00.340.63 Getting worse
Shoplifting151498 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.480.870.530.44 Safer
Vehicle Crime1.42.51.70.87 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences46545655 Getting worse

Changes In Llandudno's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Llandudno's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Llandudno that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Great Orme Country Park11---00.02

Comparing Llandudno to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.0864% safer
Croydon82.4834% safer
Sheffield90.0522% safer
Bristol90.5222% safer
Coventry102.248% safer
Llandudno110.29-
Leicester111.591.2% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0610% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6415% more dangerous
Bradford132.2817% more dangerous
Leeds150.9427% more dangerous

Crime in Llandudno's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Llandudno South66895Second
Llandudno Town & Gogarth1,462165First
Penrhyn Bay23638Third

Crime in Llandudno During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Llandudno change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Llandudno saw a 300% increase in theft from the person. Llandudno saw a large fall in bicycle theft during December, when it fell by 83% compared to December in 2019. Burglary saw a fall in every month of Llandudno's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-2%+19%-25%+16%+8%+77%-11%-21%-22%-24%
Bicycle Theft-50%-50%--+33%-25%-33%-+67%-83%
Burglary--50%-75%-55%-11%-50%-43%-78%-30%-59%
Criminal Damage and Arson-36%+104%-73%-4%+5%+17%+50%-10%+94%-23%
Drugs-75%+20%-18%+200%+200%+75%+100%+200%-55%+100%
Other Crime---63%+150%-33%+67%-50%-50%+100%+100%
Other Theft-35%-18%-82%-33%--15%-45%-52%+10%+33%
Possession of Weapons--+200%--33%-33%---50%-
Public Order-31%--38%-29%-14%+206%+58%-19%-41%-27%
Robbery-67%--50%---50%--67%--
Shoplifting-70%-67%-70%-50%-58%-73%-58%-5%+19%+150%
Theft From the Person---67%--+300%--67%--
Vehicle Crime-43%--71%-25%--40%--40%-25%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-15%-4%+1%-25%-5%-3%+47%+49%+28%+4%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Llandudno

What police force serves Llandudno?
Llandudno's local territorial police force is the North Wales Police.

How dangerous is Llandudno?
Llandudno is among the top 10 most dangerous small town in Clwyd.

What is Llandudno's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Llandudno are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Llandudno?
Llandudno's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Search icon

Search by area