Llandybie Crime Overview

Llandybie is the safest small town in Dyfed, and is the 86th most dangerous overall out of Dyfed's 200 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Llandybie in 2020 was 33 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Dyfed's overall crime rate, coming in 84% lower than the Dyfed rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llandybie is the 149th safest small town, and the 5,527th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2019, Llandybie had the worst crime rate in Dyfed for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.17 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2016 was also a bad month for Llandybie residents, when it was Dyfed's most dangerous area for robbery, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.09 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Llandybie are violence and sexual offences, with 203 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 18. This is 7% higher than 2019's figure of 189 offences and a difference of 1.22 from 2019's crime rate of 16. Llandybie's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 150% from 2019's figure of 5 crimes.

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Crime in Llandybie Compared To Dyfed

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Summary of Crimes in Llandybie This Year

 LlandybieDyfed 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20217.6112,54332.5185% safer
Burglary181.571,0512.7273% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson474.102,7357.0973% safer
Drugs232.011,5654.06102% safer
Other Crime131.135811.5134% safer
Other Theft232.011,7294.48123% safer
Possession of Weapons20.171930.50194% safer
Public Order302.622,0975.43107% safer
Shoplifting20.171,0092.621441% safer
Vehicle Crime141.225921.5325% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences20317.7011,45929.7068% safer

Llandybie Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Llandybie37532.69-
Pembrey and Burry Port Town51862.3148% more dangerous
Llanelli Rural1,46862.8648% more dangerous
Pembroke62577.0658% more dangerous
Carmarthen1,39395.4766% more dangerous
Milford Haven1,618107.1069% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llandybie

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Recent Crimes in Llandybie

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Heol Y Llew DuAction to be taken by another organisation
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Heol Y Llew DuUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Coed Y CadnoFurther investigation is not in the public interest
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Coed Y CadnoFurther investigation is not in the public interest
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Coed Y CadnoFurther investigation is not in the public interest
November 2021Other theftOn or near CefncrugInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ammanford RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Heol HaydnInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Llys Y BugailUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Public orderOn or near Llys Yr YsgolUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llys Yr YsgolUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llys Yr YsgolUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Public orderOn or near Llandeilo RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Blaenau RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Blaenau RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Rhodfa FrankInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Caer GroesInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Blaenau RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near High StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Other theftOn or near Park/Open SpaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Llandybie Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour15151418Getting worse
Burglary0.960.962.71.6Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson3.84.664.1Safer
Drugs1.72.11.62.0Getting worse
Other Crime0.440.700.611.1Getting worse
Other Theft3.82.72.42.0Safer
Possession of Weapons0.090.170.440.17Safer
Public Order1.02.32.12.6Getting worse
Shoplifting0.090.170.090.17Getting worse
Vehicle Crime1.70.351.91.2Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences11151618Getting worse

Changes In Llandybie's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Llandybie to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Llandybie32.69-
Barnet67.7152% more dangerous
Coventry77.4158% more dangerous
Croydon83.2261% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8162% more dangerous
Bristol86.2162% more dangerous
Leicester97.4466% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8768% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2870% more dangerous
Bradford133.0275% more dangerous
Leeds137.1076% more dangerous

Crime in Llandybie's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Llandybie & Saron29234First

Crime in Llandybie During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Llandybie change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Llandybie saw a 500% increase in public order. Llandybie saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during November, when it fell by 86% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-67%+47%+40%+173%+84%-15%+18%+78%+14%+100%
Burglary--67%----75%---50%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-78%+400%-70%-33%-71%-33%+80%-55%-86%+250%
Drugs-50%+50%+200%+200%----75%-+100%
Other Crime---+200%------
Other Theft--80%---20%-+100%+100%-33%-
Possession of Weapons----50%------
Public Order+400%-+67%+500%+100%-50%-20%-75%+100%-50%
Vehicle Crime------75%---50%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+6%--38%-6%+46%+50%+55%+50%-40%+46%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Llandybie

What police force serves Llandybie?
Llandybie's local territorial police force is the Dyfed-Powys Police.
How dangerous is Llandybie?
Llandybie is the safest small town in Dyfed.
What is Llandybie's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Llandybie are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Llandybie?
Llandybie's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 31 Dec 2021