Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Crime Overview

Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gwent, and is the 47th safest overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn in 2020 was 46 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 59% lower than the Gwent rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn is the 329th safest small town, and the 3,570th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2015, Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn had the worst crime rate in Gwent for other crime, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.40 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2015 was also a bad month for Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn residents, when it was Gwent's most dangerous area for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.16 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn are violence and sexual offences, with 308 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 24. This is 2.3% lower than 2019's figure of 315 offences and a difference of 0.56 from 2019's crime rate of 25. Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 2 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn This Year

 Penyrheol, Trecenydd and EnerglynGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour29823.5823,95440.3071% safer
Bicycle Theft30.242860.48100% safer
Burglary383.012,2213.7424% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson181.421,3262.2357% safer
Drugs161.271,7702.98135% safer
Other Crime141.111,4262.40116% safer
Other Theft362.853,3175.5896% safer
Possession of Weapons20.162570.43169% safer
Public Order1028.077,95713.3966% safer
Robbery10.082490.42425% safer
Shoplifting40.322,4244.081175% safer
Theft From the Person20.162220.37131% safer
Vehicle Crime322.532,5004.2166% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences30824.3719,20732.3133% safer

Crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Compared To Gwent

Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Beechwood25132.2741% safer
St. Julians29533.9534% safer
Alway30835.1130% safer
Allt-yr-yn35338.3619% safer
Caerleon32641.909% safer
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn57645.58-
Caldicot46646.582.1% more dangerous
Panteg38149.939% more dangerous
Fairwater59350.8910% more dangerous
Liswerry70351.1411% more dangerous
Gaer49554.6817% more dangerous

Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1891124Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.320.320.240.24Safer
Burglary1.11.62.63.0Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson91.42.91.4Safer
Drugs1.51.71.31.3Safer
Other Crime1.21.22.01.1Safer
Other Theft4.13.74.72.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.320.080.160.16Safer
Public Order4.3788Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.240.160.160.08Safer
Shoplifting0.550.710.550.32Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.240.240.080.16Safer
Vehicle Crime3.13.21.92.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16212524Getting worse

Changes In Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's Crime Rates Over Time

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Comparing Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn45.58-
Barnet67.7133% more dangerous
Coventry77.4141% more dangerous
Croydon83.2245% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8147% more dangerous
Bristol86.2147% more dangerous
Leicester97.4453% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8756% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2858% more dangerous
Bradford133.0266% more dangerous
Leeds137.1067% more dangerous

Crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Caerphilly West38151First

Crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn saw a 500% increase in burglary. Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn saw a large fall in burglary during May, when it fell by 80% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-19%+407%+267%+243%+67%+114%+240%+233%+171%+271%
Burglary+500%--80%--33%-+67%-+50%-
Criminal Damage and Arson------67%-50%-50%--
Drugs---+100%+100%+100%---+100%
Other Crime-67%-+100%-33%-+50%--50%-67%-50%
Other Theft+40%-67%+100%--50%-----25%
Public Order-50%+117%-+38%--13%-50%+100%--25%
Shoplifting-------50%---
Vehicle Crime----33%+200%--+150%--40%
Violence and Sexual Offences-39%+5%+4%-37%+6%-+32%-17%+30%+25%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn

What police force serves Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn?
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's local territorial police force is the Gwent Police.
How dangerous is Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn?
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gwent.
What is Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn?
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021