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Crime and Safety in Panteg

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Panteg is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gwent, and is the 50th safest overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Panteg in 2021 was 48 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 50% lower than the Gwent rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Panteg is the 309th safest small town, and the 3,530th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In June 2020, Panteg had the worst crime rate in Gwent for theft from the person, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.39 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Panteg are violence and sexual offences, with 191 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 25. This is 1.6% lower than 2020's figure of 194 offences and a difference of 0.40 from 2020's crime rate of 25. Panteg's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Panteg 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Gwent

56% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

59% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Panteg is 56% lower than Wales and 59% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Panteg Crime Rate Over Time

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Panteg Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Panteg 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 Panteg

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202148366
202050381
201957436
201858443
201748369
201659450

Crime in Panteg Compared To Gwent

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Summary of Crimes in Panteg This Year

 PantegGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15620.4517,56229.55 44% safer
Burglary81.051,8993.19 204% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson81.059681.63 55% safer
Drugs131.701,4822.49 46% safer
Other Crime111.441,3882.34 62% safer
Other Theft374.853,3445.63 16% safer
Possession of Weapons10.132600.44 238% safer
Public Order769.968,06613.57 36% safer
Robbery20.262610.44 69% safer
Shoplifting60.792,1663.64 361% safer
Vehicle Crime131.702,2013.70 118% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19125.0320,32834.20 37% safer

Panteg Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Allt-yr-yn283.041478% safer
Pillgwenlly465.20822% safer
Gaer485.30805% safer
Rogerstone51545.535% safer
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn58346.144.0% safer
Panteg36647.97-
Caerleon39550.765% more dangerous
Fairwater59751.236% more dangerous
Chepstow64451.807% more dangerous
Malpas42954.7312% more dangerous
Caldicot54854.7812% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Panteg

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Recent Crimes in Panteg

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Bridge StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Teras Y FfynnonInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022RobberyOn or near Springfield RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Coedygric RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Charles StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Stafford RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near South StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Teras Y FfynnonUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Picton StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Sherbourne RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other crimeOn or near ChurchwoodUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Clifton SquareInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near GlencourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Picton StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Wern School CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Clifton SquareLocal resolution
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bryn HeulogUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Public orderOn or near Open Hearth CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Panteg Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1492820 Getting worse
Burglary3.24.51.41.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2.52.00.661.0 Safer
Drugs1.61.81.01.7 Getting worse
Other Crime2.21.31.01.4 Getting worse
Other Theft7654.8 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.260.390.130.13 Safer
Public Order891210 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.260.13-0.26 Getting worse
Shoplifting3.31.01.20.79 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.951.61.7 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25252525 Getting worse

Changes In Panteg's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Panteg to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Panteg47.97-
Barnet67.0828% more dangerous
Croydon82.4842% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0547% more dangerous
Bristol90.5247% more dangerous
Coventry102.2453% more dangerous
Leicester111.5957% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0661% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6463% more dangerous
Bradford132.2864% more dangerous
Leeds150.9468% more dangerous

Crime in Panteg's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Griffithstown & Sebastopol36648First

Crime in Panteg During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Panteg change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Panteg saw a 800% increase in anti-social behaviour. Panteg saw a large fall in vehicle crime during July, when it fell by 83% compared to July in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+100%+290%+800%+400%+113%+200%+88%+300%+125%+83%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary------+200%--33%-
Criminal Damage and Arson----------
Drugs-50%---------
Other Crime----+100%-----
Other Theft+33%+20%-67%--25%--50%-67%-33%+300%
Public Order-50%+29%-22%+33%-27%+43%+200%+400%+20%+300%
Shoplifting----------
Vehicle Crime-50%--25%-33%-83%---67%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-29%--41%+47%-6%-12%-21%-13%-20%+100%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Panteg

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

How dangerous is Panteg?
Panteg is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gwent.

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

What is the least common crime in Panteg?
Panteg's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

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