Cornelly Crime Overview

Cornelly is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Mid Glamorgan, and is the 31st most dangerous overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Cornelly in 2020 was 67 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 2.1% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Cornelly is the 229th most dangerous small town, and the 1,588th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2017, Cornelly had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for vehicle crime, with 14 crimes reported and a crime rate of 1.8 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2015 was also a bad month for Cornelly residents, when it was Mid Glamorgan's most dangerous area for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.26 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Cornelly are violence and sexual offences, with 281 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 37. This is 8% lower than 2019's figure of 303 offences and a difference of 2.89 from 2019's crime rate of 40. Cornelly's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Cornelly This Year

 CornellyMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour29638.9715,50534.5611% more dangerous
Burglary121.581,2522.7977% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson547.113,4807.769% safer
Drugs131.711,5223.3998% safer
Other Crime131.717361.644.1% more dangerous
Other Theft374.872,0354.547% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons20.261780.4054% safer
Public Order678.824,4169.8412% safer
Robbery30.39720.1659% more dangerous
Shoplifting91.181,6233.62207% safer
Theft From the Person10.131110.2592% safer
Vehicle Crime192.501,2312.7410% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences28137.0014,04131.3015% more dangerous

Crime in Cornelly Compared To Mid Glamorgan

Cornelly Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Tonyrefail76559.7213% safer
Garw Valley47060.0912% safer
Coity Higher57362.248% safer
Llantrisant1,00363.346% safer
Ogmore Valley53065.153.3% safer
Cornelly51167.28-
Aberaman76275.0610% more dangerous
Maesteg1,33676.0011% more dangerous
Cyfarthfa58076.7312% more dangerous
Aberdare1,17880.1416% more dangerous
Bridgend1,861120.5944% more dangerous

Cornelly Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour23222339Getting worse
Burglary4.21.62.01.6Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson118107Safer
Drugs2.03.71.81.7Safer
Other Crime1.41.82.51.7Safer
Other Theft5754.9Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.390.260.26Safer
Public Order7799Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.260.260.130.39Getting worse
Shoplifting1.81.82.41.2Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.530.390.13Safer
Vehicle Crime4.61.82.12.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25324037Getting worse

Changes In Cornelly's Crime Rates Over Time

Chart of CrimeRate.Front.Models.CombinedCityModel's crime rate trends over time

Comparing Cornelly to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Cornelly67.28-
Barnet67.710.64% more dangerous
Coventry77.4113% more dangerous
Croydon83.2219% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8122% more dangerous
Bristol86.2122% more dangerous
Leicester97.4431% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8735% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2837% more dangerous
Bradford133.0249% more dangerous
Leeds137.1051% more dangerous

Crime in Cornelly's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Cornelly51167First

Crime in Cornelly During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Cornelly change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Cornelly saw a 440% increase in anti-social behaviour. Cornelly saw a large fall in public order during December, when it fell by 89% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+55%+409%+440%+155%+29%+61%-48%+44%-53%+111%
Burglary--+100%----33%--+100%
Criminal Damage and Arson+75%-70%-71%+20%-38%-33%+150%-83%+33%-
Drugs----+400%-----50%
Other Crime--67%----50%-50%--50%-
Other Theft----43%--+167%-83%--33%
Public Order+20%+167%+175%--+50%--57%-40%-89%
Shoplifting--------75%--
Theft From the Person-------50%---
Vehicle Crime-50%-50%--+300%+50%----
Violence and Sexual Offences+6%-35%+15%-15%-4%-9%-17%-53%+4%-11%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Cornelly

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

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021