Ringland Crime Overview

Ringland is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Gwent, and is the 40th most dangerous overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Ringland in 2020 was 61 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 18% lower than the Gwent rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Ringland is the 296th most dangerous small town, and the 1,973rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2015, Ringland had the worst crime rate in Gwent for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.24 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Ringland are violence and sexual offences, with 266 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 32. This is 16% lower than 2019's figure of 309 offences and a difference of 5.15 from 2019's crime rate of 37. Ringland's least common crime is theft from the person, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Ringland This Year

 RinglandGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour32739.1823,95440.302.9% safer
Bicycle Theft40.482860.480% safer
Burglary232.762,2213.7436% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson121.441,3262.2355% safer
Drugs80.961,7702.98210% safer
Other Crime182.161,4262.4011% safer
Other Theft404.793,3175.5816% safer
Possession of Weapons40.482570.4310% more dangerous
Public Order9010.787,95713.3924% safer
Robbery50.602490.4230% more dangerous
Theft From the Person20.242220.3754% safer
Vehicle Crime414.912,5004.2114% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences26631.8719,20732.311.4% safer

Crime in Ringland Compared To Gwent

Ringland Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Gaer49554.6812% safer
Monmouth63956.678% safer
Chepstow71157.197% safer
Bettws47158.555.0% safer
Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen64059.573.2% safer
Ringland51361.46-
Pontllanfraith56765.917% more dangerous
Abertillery76366.998% more dangerous
Victoria55768.2810% more dangerous
Caerphilly1,08968.5210% more dangerous
Abergavenny73571.5914% more dangerous

Ringland Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour27191939Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.240.720.720.48Safer
Burglary1.31.94.22.8Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson1673.01.4Safer
Drugs1.32.21.90.96Safer
Other Crime1.61.62.52.2Getting worse
Other Theft6874.8Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.240.360.48Getting worse
Public Order6141011Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.121.10.720.60Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.480.720.480.24Safer
Vehicle Crime63.63.74.9Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences19263732Getting worse

Changes In Ringland's Crime Rates Over Time

Chart of CrimeRate.Front.Models.CombinedCityModel's crime rate trends over time

Comparing Ringland to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Ringland61.46-
Barnet67.719% more dangerous
Coventry77.4121% more dangerous
Croydon83.2226% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8128% more dangerous
Bristol86.2129% more dangerous
Leicester97.4437% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8740% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2843% more dangerous
Bradford133.0254% more dangerous
Leeds137.1055% more dangerous

Crime in Ringland's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Lawrence Hill34560Second
Ringland538100First

Crime in Ringland During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Ringland change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Ringland saw a 670% increase in anti-social behaviour. Ringland saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during April, when it fell by 80% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-29%+670%+83%+6%+71%+67%+140%+169%+158%+78%
Bicycle Theft------+100%---
Burglary-63%-50%-33%+33%-33%+100%+33%-67%--
Criminal Damage and Arson--80%--67%-75%---+50%-
Other Crime--75%-50%+100%-25%-----50%
Other Theft-63%-67%-40%---40%+20%-71%+100%-33%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-22%+122%-70%+25%+180%+67%+33%-56%-14%+600%
Vehicle Crime-40%+50%-+100%+50%+133%+50%+25%+50%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-14%-34%+36%-32%-30%+5%-3%-14%+28%-35%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Ringland

What police force serves Ringland?
Ringland's local territorial police force is the Gwent Police.
How dangerous is Ringland?
Ringland is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Gwent.
What is Ringland's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Ringland are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Ringland?
Ringland's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021