St. Julians Crime Overview

St. Julians is among the top 5 safest small towns in Gwent, and is the 28th safest overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in St. Julians in 2020 was 34 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 114% lower than the Gwent rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, St. Julians is the 164th safest small town, and the 5,616th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, St. Julians was the worst small town in Gwent for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.12 per 1,000 inhabitants. June 2019 was also a bad month for St. Julians residents, when it was Gwent's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.35 per 1,000 residents. St. Julians recorded 5 reports of other crime during August 2016, making its crime rate of 0.58 the worst small town for other crime in Gwent that month.

The most common crimes in St. Julians are violence and sexual offences, with 97 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 11. This is 21% lower than 2019's figure of 117 offences and a difference of 2.31 from 2019's crime rate of 13. St. Julians's least common crime is other crime, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 400% from 2019's figure of 5 crimes.

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

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Crime in St. Julians Compared To Gwent

Summary of Crimes in St. Julians This Year

 St. JuliansGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour22726.1323,95440.3054% safer
Bicycle Theft40.462860.484.3% safer
Burglary202.302,2213.7463% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson141.611,3262.2339% safer
Drugs262.991,7702.980.33% more dangerous
Other Crime10.121,4262.401900% safer
Other Theft192.193,3175.58155% safer
Possession of Weapons60.692570.4338% more dangerous
Public Order505.767,95713.39132% safer
Robbery10.122490.42250% safer
Shoplifting192.192,4244.0886% safer
Theft From the Person30.352220.376% safer
Vehicle Crime354.032,5004.214.5% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences9711.1619,20732.31190% safer

St. Julians Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Rogerstone31127.5023% safer
Malpas23830.3612% safer
Beechwood25132.275% safer
St. Julians29533.95-
Alway30835.113.3% more dangerous
Allt-yr-yn35338.3611% more dangerous
Caerleon32641.9019% more dangerous
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn57645.5826% more dangerous
Caldicot46646.5827% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in St. Julians

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St. Julians Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour22191126Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.120.350.350.46Getting worse
Burglary0.812.41.52.3Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson71.71.21.6Safer
Drugs1.82.02.83.0Getting worse
Other Crime0.580.920.580.12Safer
Other Theft4.03.22.52.2Safer
Possession of Weapons--0.580.69Getting worse
Public Order4.1766Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.350.580.810.12Safer
Shoplifting4.33.62.12.2Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.460.120.230.35Getting worse
Vehicle Crime2.24.14.54.0Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences9141311Safer

Changes In St. Julians's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing St. Julians to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
St. Julians33.95-
Barnet67.7150% more dangerous
Coventry77.4156% more dangerous
Croydon83.2259% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8160% more dangerous
Bristol86.2161% more dangerous
Leicester97.4465% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8767% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2868% more dangerous
Bradford133.0274% more dangerous
Leeds137.1075% more dangerous

Crime in St. Julians's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
St Julians & Barnardtown50271First

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 September, when St. Julians saw a 700% increase in anti-social behaviour. St. Julians saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during October, when it fell by 80% compared to October in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+250%+367%+333%+71%+71%+83%+700%+180%+175%+120%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary--+100%+100%+100%-50%--+100%-50%
Criminal Damage and Arson+200%--+50%------
Drugs+67%-50%+300%--33%-+100%+67%+100%-
Other Theft-+100%+100%--40%+100%+50%-50%+100%-
Public Order+67%+200%-50%-33%-43%--67%+400%-29%+300%
Shoplifting-71%+50%---50%+100%+100%---
Vehicle Crime---71%-+33%-20%+50%-+100%+100%
Violence and Sexual Offences-31%-17%+100%-60%-31%+117%-33%-80%+22%+75%

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 5 safest 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 other crime.

Last updated: 07 May 2021