Llanharan Crime Overview

Llanharan is among the top 5 safest small towns in Mid Glamorgan, and is among the top 20 safest overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Llanharan in 2020 was 41 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 66% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llanharan is the 272nd safest small town, and the 4,159th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2020, Llanharan had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.12 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 157 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 11% lower than 2019's figure of 174 offences and a difference of 2.03 from 2019's crime rate of 21. Llanharan'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 Llanharan Compared To Mid Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Llanharan This Year

 LlanharanMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour18321.8115,50534.5658% safer
Bicycle Theft10.121140.25108% safer
Burglary70.831,2522.79236% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson414.893,4807.7659% safer
Drugs182.151,5223.3958% safer
Other Crime80.957361.6473% safer
Other Theft323.812,0354.5419% safer
Possession of Weapons10.121780.40233% safer
Public Order526.204,4169.8459% safer
Robbery10.12720.1633% safer
Shoplifting101.191,6233.62204% safer
Vehicle Crime202.381,2312.7415% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15718.7114,04131.3067% safer

Llanharan Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Pont-y-clun20323.2079% safer
Pencoed33835.7116% safer
Laleston48136.1215% safer
Llanharan34841.47-
Llantwit Fardre70244.958% more dangerous
Brackla59549.3016% more dangerous
Treorchy40052.0120% more dangerous
Porthcawl86954.0123% more dangerous
Pyle43556.3526% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llanharan

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Llanharan Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour12101322Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.120.360.120.12Safer
Burglary52.02.00.83Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson74.454.9Safer
Drugs0.721.32.62.2Getting worse
Other Crime0.951.20.950.95Safer
Other Theft4.34.84.43.8Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.12-0.12No change
Public Order3.7566Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.12-0.12No change
Shoplifting0.721.21.31.2Getting worse
Vehicle Crime2.92.21.12.4Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences15182119Getting worse

Changes In Llanharan's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Llanharan to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Llanharan41.47-
Barnet67.7139% more dangerous
Coventry77.4146% more dangerous
Croydon83.2250% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8152% more dangerous
Bristol86.2152% more dangerous
Leicester97.4457% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8760% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2861% more dangerous
Bradford133.0269% more dangerous
Leeds137.1070% more dangerous

Crime in Llanharan's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bryn-cae & Llanharan35238First

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 towns 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 crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021