Rogerstone Crime Overview

Rogerstone is the safest small town in Gwent, and is among the top 20 safest overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Rogerstone in 2020 was 28 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 164% lower than the Gwent rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Rogerstone is the 95th safest small town, and the 4,380th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2019, Rogerstone was the worst small town in Gwent for bicycle theft, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.27 per 1,000 inhabitants. August 2019 was also a bad month for Rogerstone residents, when it was Gwent's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.44 per 1,000 residents. Rogerstone recorded 2 reports of possession of weapons during October 2016, making its crime rate of 0.18 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Gwent that month.

The most common crimes in Rogerstone are violence and sexual offences, with 138 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 12. This is 20% lower than 2019's figure of 166 offences and a difference of 2.48 from 2019's crime rate of 15. Rogerstone's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2020.

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See how Rogerstone shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Rogerstone and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Rogerstone Compared To Gwent

Summary of Crimes in Rogerstone This Year

 RogerstoneGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour19116.8923,95440.30139% safer
Bicycle Theft20.182860.48167% safer
Burglary201.772,2213.74111% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson60.531,3262.23321% safer
Drugs201.771,7702.9868% safer
Other Crime141.241,4262.4094% safer
Other Theft282.483,3175.58125% safer
Public Order474.167,95713.39222% safer
Robbery10.092490.42367% safer
Shoplifting151.332,4244.08207% safer
Vehicle Crime201.772,5004.21138% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13812.2019,20732.31165% safer

Rogerstone Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Rogerstone31127.50-
Malpas23830.369% more dangerous
Beechwood25132.2715% more dangerous
St. Julians29533.9519% more dangerous
Alway30835.1122% more dangerous
Allt-yr-yn35338.3628% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Rogerstone

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Rogerstone Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour86617Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.180.090.440.18Safer
Burglary0.531.72.31.8Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson4.20.711.20.53Safer
Drugs0.531.10.801.8Getting worse
Other Crime0.710.440.351.2Getting worse
Other Theft2.11.62.02.5Getting worse
Public Order1.93.24.24.2Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.09--0.09No change
Shoplifting1.80.711.61.3Safer
Vehicle Crime1.43.83.61.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences6111512Getting worse

Changes In Rogerstone's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Rogerstone to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Rogerstone27.50-
Barnet67.7159% more dangerous
Coventry77.4164% more dangerous
Croydon83.2267% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8168% more dangerous
Bristol86.2168% more dangerous
Leicester97.4472% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8773% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2874% more dangerous
Bradford133.0279% more dangerous
Leeds137.1080% more dangerous

Crime in Rogerstone's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Rogerstone38141First

Crime in Rogerstone During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Rogerstone change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Rogerstone saw a 950% increase in anti-social behaviour. Rogerstone saw a large fall in public order during October, when it fell by 83% compared to October in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+100%+950%+540%+517%+113%-50%+25%+160%+120%+350%
Bicycle Theft--+100%-------
Burglary+50%-+100%-----50%+400%-50%
Criminal Damage and Arson---+200%------
Drugs----------
Other Crime-+50%--+100%-----
Other Theft--67%+300%+50%+200%-50%+200%-50%-75%+200%
Public Order-33%---25%+200%-60%-57%-83%+125%+67%
Shoplifting-----+150%-+100%-+100%
Vehicle Crime----75%----50%--40%
Violence and Sexual Offences+67%+27%-14%-7%-21%-27%-27%+30%-6%-46%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Rogerstone

What police force serves Rogerstone?
Rogerstone's local territorial police force is the Gwent Police.
How dangerous is Rogerstone?
Rogerstone is the safest small town in Gwent.
What is Rogerstone's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Rogerstone are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Rogerstone?
Rogerstone's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021