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Crime and Safety in St. Julians

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St. Julians is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Gwent, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in St. Julians in 2021 was 82 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 12% higher than the Gwent rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, St. Julians is the 165th most dangerous small town, and the 1,038th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2016, St. Julians had the worst crime rate in Gwent for bicycle theft, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.35 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in St. Julians are violence and sexual offences, with 274 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 32. This is 0.73% lower than 2020's figure of 276 offences and a difference of 0.23 from 2020's crime rate of 32. St. Julians's least common crime is theft from the person, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 167% from 2020's figure of 8 crimes.

St. Julians 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Gwent

8% higher, regional crime rate

Wales

6% higher, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in St. Julians is 8% higher than Wales and 6% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

St. Julians Crime Rate Over Time

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St. Julians Crime Map

Incidents mapped in St. Julians 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 St. Julians

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202182709
202077672
201987755
201892798
201782715
201677668

Crime in St. Julians Compared To Gwent

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Summary of Crimes in St. Julians This Year

 St. JuliansGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour36441.9017,56229.55 29% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft70.813180.54 33% more dangerous
Burglary283.221,8993.19 0.93% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson80.929681.63 77% safer
Drugs232.651,4822.49 6% more dangerous
Other Crime232.651,3882.34 12% more dangerous
Other Theft556.333,3445.63 11% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons60.692600.44 36% more dangerous
Public Order13014.968,06613.57 9% more dangerous
Robbery70.812610.44 46% more dangerous
Shoplifting748.522,1663.64 57% more dangerous
Theft From the Person30.351740.29 17% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime718.172,2013.70 55% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences27431.5420,32834.20 8% safer

St. Julians Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Abergavenny67565.7424% safer
Gelligaer1,25865.9224% safer
Nantyglo and Blaina66369.8817% safer
Alway62471.1415% safer
Blackwood64576.467% safer
St. Julians70981.61-
Ringland74889.619% more dangerous
Bargoed1,12691.9411% more dangerous
Liswerry1,33497.0416% more dangerous
Tredegar1,579102.3420% more dangerous
Rhymney942106.0823% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in St. Julians

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Recent Crimes in St. Julians

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Clarence PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Courtney StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Croydon CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sutton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cornwall RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Badminton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Clarence PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Richmond RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Bank LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Clarence PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Canon StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Collier StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Caerleon RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Collier StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Orchard GardensLocal resolution
March 2022Other theftOn or near Collier StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Caerleon RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Collier StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Pool LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

St. Julians Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour36325942 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.21.20.690.81 Safer
Burglary63.24.43.2 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.23.32.60.92 Safer
Drugs4.8662.6 Safer
Other Crime3.81.81.32.6 Safer
Other Theft864.76 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.120.690.920.69 Getting worse
Public Order14121315 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)1.21.30.460.81 Safer
Shoplifting72.93.29 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.460.580.920.35 Safer
Vehicle Crime91078 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences33383232 Getting worse

Changes In St. Julians's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing St. Julians to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.0822% safer
St. Julians81.61-
Croydon82.481.1% more dangerous
Sheffield90.059% more dangerous
Bristol90.5210% more dangerous
Coventry102.2420% more dangerous
Leicester111.5927% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0634% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6437% more dangerous
Bradford132.2838% more dangerous
Leeds150.9446% more dangerous

Crime in St. Julians's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
St Julians & Barnardtown54377First

Crime in St. Julians During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in St. Julians change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when St. Julians saw a 350% increase in public order. St. Julians saw a large fall in other theft during December, when it fell by 89% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+78%+216%+263%+56%+38%+130%+14%+36%+71%+118%
Bicycle Theft-----33%-----
Burglary-+100%+200%+50%--50%+100%-+200%-50%
Criminal Damage and Arson--+150%-25%-+50%----
Drugs+167%-+300%-60%+125%--43%-17%+67%-
Other Crime--50%-----75%---
Other Theft+100%-67%+40%-25%+40%+300%-25%-50%-29%-89%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+20%-13%+13%-45%+10%+7%+9%+350%-17%+200%
Robbery-50%---------
Shoplifting-63%+50%-+200%-+100%--+300%-
Vehicle Crime-82%+25%-+33%-14%-69%+50%-50%-13%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+3%-68%--25%-32%+8%-13%-75%+23%+47%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in St. Julians

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

How dangerous is St. Julians?
St. Julians is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Gwent.

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

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

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