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Crime and Safety in Llanharan

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Llanharan is among the top 5 safest small towns in Mid Glamorgan, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Llanharan in 2021 was 39 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 81% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 71 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llanharan is the 188th safest small town, and the 4,810th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2018, Llanharan had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.24 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2015 was also a bad month for Llanharan residents, when it was Mid Glamorgan's most dangerous area for vehicle crime, recording 14 crimes at a rate of 1.7 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Llanharan are violence and sexual offences, with 158 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 0.63% higher than 2020's figure of 157 offences and a difference of 0.12 from 2020's crime rate of 19. Llanharan's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Llanharan 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Safest

Small Towns, Mid Glamorgan

90% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

94% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Llanharan is 90% lower than Wales and 94% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Llanharan Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Llanharan represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Llanharan

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202139331
202041348
201944372
201841345
201740339
201636302

Crime in Llanharan Compared To Mid Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Llanharan This Year

 LlanharanMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour13816.4511,81726.34 60% safer
Burglary172.031,1992.67 32% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson364.293,3827.54 76% safer
Drugs70.831,3342.97 258% safer
Other Crime111.318381.87 43% safer
Other Theft374.412,0374.54 2.9% safer
Possession of Weapons10.121700.38 217% safer
Public Order425.015,05311.26 125% safer
Robbery10.12820.18 50% safer
Shoplifting50.601,6383.65 508% safer
Vehicle Crime161.911,0772.40 26% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15818.8314,93633.29 77% safer

Llanharan Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Pont-y-clun18721.3785% safer
Laleston41030.7928% safer
Pencoed33535.3911% safer
Llanharan33139.45-
Brackla57147.3217% more dangerous
Llantwit Fardre77749.7521% more dangerous
Pyle38549.8821% more dangerous
Garw Valley39650.6322% more dangerous
Treorchy47461.6336% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llanharan

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Recent Crimes in Llanharan

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Other theftOn or near Harold StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near South ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Park ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Mostyn MewsUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Clos AlunUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near South ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Tan-Y-BrynInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Church ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Coedcae LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near HillcrestUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Woodfield StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Mostyn CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Coedcae LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022DrugsOn or near Felindre RoadLocal resolution
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park ViewUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gelli Fedi RiseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Meadow RiseFurther investigation is not in the public interest
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Park ViewUnable to prosecute suspect

Llanharan Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour10132216 Getting worse
Burglary2.02.00.832.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.454.94.3 Safer
Drugs1.32.62.20.83 Safer
Other Crime1.20.950.951.3 Getting worse
Other Theft4.84.43.84.4 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.12-0.120.12No change
Public Order5665 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.12-0.120.12No change
Shoplifting1.21.31.20.60 Safer
Vehicle Crime2.21.12.41.9 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18211919 Getting worse

Changes In Llanharan's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Llanharan to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Llanharan39.45-
Barnet67.0841% more dangerous
Croydon82.4852% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0556% more dangerous
Bristol90.5256% more dangerous
Coventry102.2461% more dangerous
Leicester111.5965% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0668% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6470% more dangerous
Bradford132.2870% more dangerous
Leeds150.9474% more dangerous

Crime in Llanharan's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bryn-cae & Llanharan33636First

Crime in Llanharan During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Llanharan change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Llanharan saw a 767% increase in anti-social behaviour. Llanharan saw a large fall in other theft during December, when it fell by 80% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-38%+192%+209%+111%-13%+100%-40%+767%+33%-
Burglary----------
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%-57%-63%+200%-33%+17%+150%--67%-67%
Drugs---50%+33%-----67%+100%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft+100%+100%---25%-50%--33%-20%-80%
Public Order+133%-40%+50%+50%+40%--33%-40%-25%-
Shoplifting---------67%-67%
Vehicle Crime-+100%-+100%+50%-+200%---
Violence and Sexual Offences-29%-15%+25%+56%-23%+100%-21%-50%+20%+10%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Llanharan

What police force serves Llanharan?
Llanharan's local territorial police force is the South Wales Police.

How dangerous is Llanharan?
Llanharan is among the top 5 safest small town in Mid Glamorgan.

What is Llanharan's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Llanharan are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Llanharan?
Llanharan's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

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