Dyfed Crime Statistics

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Dyfed is the 26th most dangerous county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Dyfed in 2021 was 72 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 38 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Dyfed's larger towns and cities, Aberystwyth is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Haverfordwest, and Llanelli comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Dyfed, starting with Llandybie which ranks as the safest area in Dyfed, followed up by Pembrey and Burry Port Town in second place, and Llanelli Rural in third place.

Dyfed Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Dyfed 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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Dyfed Crime Summary

Anti-Social Behaviour5,90915.31
Bicycle Theft1080.28
Criminal Damage and Arson3,1358.13
Other Crime5381.39
Other Theft1,6594.30
Possession of Weapons1720.45
Public Order3,5789.27
Theft From the Person1010.26
Vehicle Crime4691.22
Violence and Sexual Offences14,82838.43

Dyfed's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Dyfed
Aberystwyth2,006186 61% more dangerous
Carmarthen1,729118 39% more dangerous
Haverfordwest1,805143 50% more dangerous
Llandybie49443 68% safer
Llanelli3,665140 48% more dangerous
Llanelli Rural1,59568 6% safer
Milford Haven1,848122 41% more dangerous
Pembrey and Burry Port Town55166 9% safer
Pembroke71588 18% more dangerous
Pembroke Dock1,037107 33% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Dyfed

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour25203315 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.330.290.200.28 Safer
Burglary2. Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8878 Safer
Drugs3. Safer
Other Crime1. Getting worse
Other Theft664.54.3 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.350.470.500.45 Getting worse
Public Order3.34.559 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging) Safer
Shoplifting4. Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing) Getting worse
Vehicle Crime2. Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences23303038 Getting worse
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