Crime in Gwynedd

Gwynedd is the 64th safest county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Gwynedd in 2020 was 61 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 29 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Gwynedd's larger towns and cities, Caernarfon is the most dangerous, and the second most dangerous is Bangor.

Crime Map of Gwynedd

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Gwynedd Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour2,77122.25
Bicycle Theft600.48
Burglary3132.51
Criminal Damage and Arson1,0278.25
Drugs2371.90
Other Crime1581.27
Other Theft5594.49
Possession of Weapons500.40
Public Order9477.60
Robbery230.18
Shoplifting3502.81
Theft From the Person170.14
Vehicle Crime1861.49
Violence and Sexual Offences3,63729.20

Gwynedd's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Gwynedd
Bangor1,80411045% more dangerous
Caernarfon1,24012150% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Gwynedd

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour23181922Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.700.390.650.48Safer
Burglary4.03.94.12.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson109108Safer
Drugs1.92.02.01.9Safer
Other Crime1.11.21.51.3Safer
Other Theft7774.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.310.460.350.40Getting worse
Public Order3.1688Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.120.100.210.18Getting worse
Shoplifting4.63.852.8Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.290.260.310.14Safer
Vehicle Crime2.42.21.91.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences23303329Getting worse

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021