Coity Higher Crime Overview

Coity Higher is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Mid Glamorgan, and is the 30th safest overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Coity Higher in 2020 was 62 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 10% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Coity Higher is the 285th most dangerous small town, and the 1,909th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Coity Higher had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for other crime, with 10 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.1 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2017 was also a bad month for Coity Higher residents, when it was Mid Glamorgan's most dangerous area for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.11 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Coity Higher are violence and sexual offences, with 274 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 30. This is 18% lower than 2019's figure of 323 offences and a difference of 5.33 from 2019's crime rate of 35. Coity Higher's least common crime is theft from the person, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 50% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Coity Higher Compared To Mid Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Coity Higher This Year

 Coity HigherMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20021.7215,50534.5659% safer
Bicycle Theft30.331140.2524% more dangerous
Burglary171.851,2522.7951% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson303.263,4807.76138% safer
Drugs525.651,5223.3940% more dangerous
Other Crime828.917361.6482% more dangerous
Other Theft353.802,0354.5419% safer
Possession of Weapons30.331780.4021% safer
Public Order475.114,4169.8493% safer
Theft From the Person20.221110.2514% safer
Vehicle Crime283.041,2312.7410% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences27429.7614,04131.305% safer

Coity Higher Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Treorchy40052.0120% safer
Porthcawl86954.0115% safer
Pyle43556.3510% safer
Tonyrefail76559.724.2% safer
Garw Valley47060.093.6% safer
Coity Higher57362.24-
Llantrisant1,00363.341.7% more dangerous
Ogmore Valley53065.154.5% more dangerous
Cornelly51167.287% more dangerous
Aberaman76275.0617% more dangerous
Maesteg1,33676.0018% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Coity Higher

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Coity Higher Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour126722Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.22-0.110.33Getting worse
Burglary1.52.01.41.8Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson4.33.053.3Safer
Drugs2.43.33.36Getting worse
Other Crime1312119Safer
Other Theft53.43.03.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.220.110.110.33Getting worse
Public Order4.34.975Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.330.220.330.22Safer
Vehicle Crime2.52.52.33.0Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences24293530Getting worse

Changes In Coity Higher's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Coity Higher to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Coity Higher62.24-
Barnet67.718% more dangerous
Coventry77.4120% more dangerous
Croydon83.2225% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8127% more dangerous
Bristol86.2128% more dangerous
Leicester97.4436% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8739% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2842% more dangerous
Bradford133.0253% more dangerous
Leeds137.1055% more dangerous

Crime in Coity Higher's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Pen-dre, Litchard & Coity62060First

Crime in Coity Higher During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Coity Higher change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Coity Higher saw a 2,700% increase in anti-social behaviour. Coity Higher saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during June, when it fell by 89% compared to June in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+100%+500%+271%+2,700%+64%+75%+267%+300%+125%-17%
Burglary-67%-50%----+300%-+300%-
Criminal Damage and Arson+133%+300%-75%-89%+100%+50%-71%-50%--50%
Drugs-25%+500%+100%+100%--60%-33%-50%+150%+100%
Other Crime-33%--33%-50%-82%-58%-62%-17%+117%+100%
Other Theft--+150%+500%-33%+200%+100%+75%-33%-75%
Public Order-44%+167%-67%-14%+60%--60%-80%+50%-75%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+100%--60%-+50%-67%+250%+300%+200%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-33%-48%-45%+5%+3%-23%-31%-40%-14%+10%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Coity Higher

What police force serves Coity Higher?
Coity Higher's local territorial police force is the South Wales Police.
How dangerous is Coity Higher?
Coity Higher is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Mid Glamorgan.
What is Coity Higher's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Coity Higher are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Coity Higher?
Coity Higher's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021