Crime in Dyfed

Dyfed is among the top 20 safest counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Dyfed in 2020 was 60 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 30 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Dyfed's larger towns and cities, Haverfordwest is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Aberystwyth, 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.

Crime Map of Dyfed

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Dyfed Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour12,54332.51
Bicycle Theft780.20
Burglary1,0512.72
Criminal Damage and Arson2,7357.09
Drugs1,5654.06
Other Crime5811.51
Other Theft1,7294.48
Possession of Weapons1930.50
Public Order2,0975.43
Robbery490.13
Shoplifting1,0092.62
Theft From the Person620.16
Vehicle Crime5921.53
Violence and Sexual Offences11,45929.70

Dyfed's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Dyfed
Aberystwyth1,37212853% more dangerous
Carmarthen1,3939537% more dangerous
Haverfordwest1,61712853% more dangerous
Llandybie3753384% safer
Llanelli3,16112150% more dangerous
Llanelli Rural1,468634.3% more dangerous
Milford Haven1,61810744% more dangerous
Pembrey and Burry Port Town518623.5% more dangerous
Pembroke6257722% more dangerous
Pembroke Dock1,05110945% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Dyfed

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour30252033Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.370.330.290.20Safer
Burglary3.32.93.12.7Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8887Safer
Drugs3.43.63.84.1Getting worse
Other Crime1.21.31.61.5Getting worse
Other Theft6664.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.300.350.470.50Getting worse
Public Order2.23.34.55Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.100.130.150.13Getting worse
Shoplifting4.04.44.02.6Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.190.160.180.16Safer
Vehicle Crime2.22.01.91.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences20233030Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021