Aberaman Crime Overview

Aberaman is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Mid Glamorgan, and is the 24th most dangerous overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Aberaman in 2020 was 75 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 8% higher than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Aberaman is the 157th most dangerous small town, and the 1,178th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2020, Aberaman had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for criminal damage and arson, with 20 crimes reported and a crime rate of 2.0 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2019 was also a bad month for Aberaman residents, when it was Mid Glamorgan's most dangerous area for vehicle crime, recording 7 crimes at a rate of 0.69 per 1,000 residents. Aberaman recorded 3 reports of theft from the person during July 2018, making its crime rate of 0.30 the worst for theft from the person in Mid Glamorgan that month.

The most common crimes in Aberaman are violence and sexual offences, with 389 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 38. This is 8% lower than 2019's figure of 419 offences and a difference of 2.95 from 2019's crime rate of 41. Aberaman's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, the same as 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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Crime in Aberaman Compared To Mid Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Aberaman This Year

 AberamanMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour32431.9115,50534.568% safer
Bicycle Theft10.101140.25150% safer
Burglary212.071,2522.7935% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson11010.843,4807.7628% more dangerous
Drugs302.961,5223.3915% safer
Other Crime121.187361.6439% safer
Other Theft393.842,0354.5418% safer
Possession of Weapons50.491780.4018% more dangerous
Public Order11511.334,4169.8413% more dangerous
Robbery10.10720.1660% safer
Shoplifting111.081,6233.62235% safer
Theft From the Person30.301110.2517% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime252.461,2312.7411% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences38938.3214,04131.3018% more dangerous

Aberaman Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Garw Valley47060.0925% safer
Coity Higher57362.2421% safer
Llantrisant1,00363.3419% safer
Ogmore Valley53065.1515% safer
Cornelly51167.2812% safer
Maesteg1,33676.001.2% more dangerous
Cyfarthfa58076.732.2% more dangerous
Aberdare1,17880.146% more dangerous
Bridgend1,861120.5938% more dangerous
Town1,016127.5341% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Aberaman

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Aberaman Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour21262132Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.390.390.100.10Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1391111Safer
Drugs2. worse
Other Crime1.
Other Theft6683.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.390.390.300.49Getting worse
Public Order891211Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.390.20-0.10Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.100.49-0.30Getting worse
Vehicle Crime4.
Violence and Sexual Offences27334138Getting worse

Changes In Aberaman's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Aberaman to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7111% safer
Coventry77.413.0% more dangerous
Croydon83.2210% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8113% more dangerous
Bristol86.2113% more dangerous
Leicester97.4423% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8727% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2830% more dangerous
Bradford133.0244% more dangerous
Leeds137.1045% more dangerous

Crime in Aberaman's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank

Crime in Aberaman During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Aberaman change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Aberaman saw a 400% increase in anti-social behaviour. Aberaman saw a large fall in other theft during November, when it fell by 88% compared to November in 2019. Rates of other theft and violence and sexual offences both fell year-on-year for every month during Aberaman's lockdown.

Anti-Social Behaviour-57%+61%+96%+25%-15%+93%+188%+400%+100%+280%
Criminal Damage and Arson+29%+100%---13%-18%-79%+30%-50%-50%
Other Crime---67%+200%--+100%---
Other Theft-33%--29%-17%-38%-63%-55%-63%-88%-75%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-40%-77%-9%-43%+11%-13%+200%+83%-+29%
Vehicle Crime--+200%-33%-+100%--71%-50%-20%
Violence and Sexual Offences-23%-24%-6%-6%-15%+42%-19%-14%-50%-7%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Aberaman

What police force serves Aberaman?
Aberaman's local territorial police force is the South Wales Police.
How dangerous is Aberaman?
Aberaman is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Mid Glamorgan.
What is Aberaman's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Aberaman are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Aberaman?
Aberaman's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021