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.
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Small Towns, Clwyd
32% higher, regional crime rate
31% higher, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Llandudno is 32% higher than Wales and 31% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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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
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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||712||34.43||11,982||23.73||31% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||10||0.48||196||0.39||19% more dangerous|
|Burglary||62||3.00||1,436||2.84||5% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||299||14.46||4,867||9.64||33% more dangerous|
|Drugs||58||2.80||1,007||1.99||29% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||37||1.79||929||1.84||2.8% safer|
|Other Theft||133||6.43||2,676||5.30||18% more dangerous|
|Possession of Weapons||12||0.58||193||0.38||34% more dangerous|
|Public Order||326||15.76||5,945||11.77||25% more dangerous|
|Robbery||13||0.63||155||0.31||51% more dangerous|
|Shoplifting||158||7.64||2,437||4.83||37% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||9||0.44||122||0.24||45% more dangerous|
|Vehicle Crime||18||0.87||924||1.83||110% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||1,146||55.41||22,122||43.81||21% more dangerous|
|Small Town||Total Crimes||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Kinmel Bay and Towyn||1,078||129.09||15% more dangerous|
|Holywell||1,284||137.50||20% more dangerous|
|Colwyn Bay||1,601||151.02||27% more dangerous|
|Caia Park||2,246||178.38||38% more dangerous|
|Offa||2,152||200.99||45% more dangerous|
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|April 2022||Public order||On or near Plas Newydd||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Ty'N Y Ffrith Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other crime||On or near Maes-Y-Cwm||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Tudor Crescent||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Plas Newydd||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Theatre/Concert Hall||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Jackson'S Court||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Augusta Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Victoria Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Vaughan Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Conway Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Possession of weapons||On or near Ewloe Drive||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Maelgwy Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near St Margaret'S Drive||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Supermarket||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Mostyn Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Marine Drive||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Shoplifting||On or near Theatre/Concert Hall||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Station Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Clement Passage||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||13||15||15||14||Getting worse|
|Other Crime||1.3||1.6||2.0||1.8||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.68||0.82||1.2||0.58||Safer|
|Public Order||10||14||13||16||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.53||1.0||0.34||0.63||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.48||0.87||0.53||0.44||Safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||46||54||56||55||Getting worse|
We only display green spaces in Llandudno that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.
|Name||ASB||Drugs||Public Order||Robbery||VSO||All Others||Crimes per Hectare|
|Great Orme Country Park||1||1||-||-||-||0||0.02|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Leicester||111.59||1.2% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||10% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||15% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||17% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||27% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
|Llandudno Town & Gogarth||1,462||165||First|
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.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-36%||+104%||-73%||-4%||+5%||+17%||+50%||-10%||+94%||-23%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||+200%||-||-33%||-33%||-||-||-50%||-|
|Theft From the Person||-||-||-67%||-||-||+300%||-||-67%||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-15%||-4%||+1%||-25%||-5%||-3%||+47%||+49%||+28%||+4%|