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Crime and Safety in Caldicot

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Caldicot is among the top 20 safest small towns in Gwent, and is the 56th most dangerous overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Caldicot in 2021 was 55 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 32% lower than the Gwent rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Caldicot is the 398th safest small town, and the 2,756th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In September 2019, Caldicot was the worst small town in Gwent for bicycle theft, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.30 per 1,000 inhabitants. August 2019 was also a bad month for Caldicot residents, when it was Gwent's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.20 per 1,000 residents. Caldicot recorded 3 reports of theft from the person during October 2015, making its crime rate of 0.30 the worst small town for theft from the person in Gwent that month.

The most common crimes in Caldicot are violence and sexual offences, with 292 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 29. This is 22% higher than 2020's figure of 227 offences and a difference of 6.50 from 2020's crime rate of 23. Caldicot's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 200% from 2020's figure of 3 crimes.

Caldicot 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 20 Safest

Small Towns, Gwent

37% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

40% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Caldicot is 37% lower than Wales and 40% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Caldicot Crime Rate Over Time

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Caldicot Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Caldicot 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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Historical Crime Rates for Caldicot

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202155548
202047466
201945447
201849494
201748482
201639386

Crime in Caldicot Compared To Gwent

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Summary of Crimes in Caldicot This Year

 CaldicotGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour22222.1917,56229.55 33% safer
Bicycle Theft60.603180.54 10% more dangerous
Burglary242.401,8993.19 33% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson60.609681.63 172% safer
Drugs222.201,4822.49 13% safer
Other Crime151.501,3882.34 56% safer
Other Theft373.703,3445.63 52% safer
Possession of Weapons50.502600.44 12% more dangerous
Public Order989.808,06613.57 38% safer
Shoplifting272.702,1663.64 35% safer
Theft From the Person10.101740.29 190% safer
Vehicle Crime151.502,2013.70 147% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences29229.1920,32834.20 17% safer

Caldicot Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Panteg36647.9714% safer
Caerleon39550.768% safer
Fairwater59751.237% safer
Chepstow64451.806% safer
Malpas42954.730.09% safer
Caldicot54854.78-
Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen59955.751.7% more dangerous
Monmouth64757.384.5% more dangerous
Caerphilly99662.6713% more dangerous
Pontllanfraith54263.0113% more dangerous
Beechwood50064.2815% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Caldicot

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Recent Crimes in Caldicot

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Pill RowUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Willow CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Castle GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Jolyons CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Chepstow RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Budden CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Police StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Ash GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Parking AreaFormal action is not in the public interest
March 2022Public orderOn or near Norman CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Rhonfa BetjemanUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Clos AledInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other theftOn or near Oakley CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Severn ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Denny ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Public orderOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Caldicot Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour12102822 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.600.700.600.60 Safer
Burglary2.52.01.82.4 Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson2.71.00.700.60 Safer
Drugs1.10.501.62.2 Getting worse
Other Crime0.901.41.41.5No change
Other Theft2.83.13.03.7 Getting worse
Possession of Weapons-0.500.400.50 Getting worse
Public Order88810 Getting worse
Shoplifting64.94.12.7 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.50-0.300.10 Safer
Vehicle Crime2.32.42.01.5 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21202329 Getting worse

Changes In Caldicot's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Caldicot to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Caldicot54.78-
Barnet67.0818% more dangerous
Croydon82.4834% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0539% more dangerous
Bristol90.5239% more dangerous
Coventry102.2446% more dangerous
Leicester111.5951% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0655% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6458% more dangerous
Bradford132.2859% more dangerous
Leeds150.9464% more dangerous

Crime in Caldicot's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Caldicot South48960First

Crime in Caldicot During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Caldicot change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Caldicot saw a 933% increase in anti-social behaviour. Caldicot saw a large fall in burglary during September, when it fell by 80% compared to September in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+50%+663%+933%+210%+178%+33%+200%+200%+58%+129%
Burglary-33%-+100%-+100%+200%-80%+50%-+300%
Criminal Damage and Arson--+100%--67%-----
Drugs----50%+200%---+100%-
Other Crime--75%--+100%-+100%---
Other Theft--33%-50%-40%+100%+50%+50%---
Possession of Weapons------50%----
Public Order-33%-70%-40%-14%-30%-50%-+9%+100%+20%
Shoplifting--80%--+200%-50%+150%-67%--33%
Vehicle Crime+300%-50%+100%+50%--75%-67%-33%--50%
Violence and Sexual Offences-32%+22%+60%+38%-33%+163%+120%-36%+57%-32%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Caldicot

What police force serves Caldicot?
Caldicot's local territorial police force is the Gwent Police.

How dangerous is Caldicot?
Caldicot is among the top 20 safest small towns in Gwent.

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

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

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