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Crime and Safety in Llantrisant

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Llantrisant is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Mid Glamorgan, and is the 25th most dangerous overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Llantrisant in 2021 was 76 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 6% higher than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 71 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llantrisant is the 205th most dangerous small town, and the 1,280th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2021, Llantrisant had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants. January 2021 was also a bad month for Llantrisant residents, when it was Mid Glamorgan's most dangerous area for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.06 per 1,000 residents. Llantrisant recorded 1 report of robbery during October 2020, making its crime rate of 0.06 the worst for robbery in Mid Glamorgan that month.

The most common crimes in Llantrisant are violence and sexual offences, with 568 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 36. This is 17% higher than 2020's figure of 469 offences and a difference of 6.25 from 2020's crime rate of 30. Llantrisant's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Llantrisant 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Mid Glamorgan

0.95% higher, regional crime rate

Wales

0.87% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Llantrisant is 0.95% higher than Wales and 0.87% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Llantrisant Crime Rate Over Time

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Llantrisant Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Llantrisant 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 Llantrisant

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021761,200
2020631,003
2019761,207
2018711,123
2017701,113
201662977

Crime in Llantrisant Compared To Mid Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Llantrisant This Year

 LlantrisantMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour32120.2711,81726.34 30% safer
Bicycle Theft50.32940.21 34% more dangerous
Burglary311.961,1992.67 36% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson966.063,3827.54 24% safer
Drugs352.211,3342.97 34% safer
Other Crime332.088381.87 10% more dangerous
Other Theft956.002,0374.54 24% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons20.131700.38 192% safer
Public Order19012.005,05311.26 6% more dangerous
Robbery20.13820.18 38% safer
Shoplifting1106.951,6383.65 47% more dangerous
Theft From the Person30.191220.27 42% safer
Vehicle Crime301.891,0772.40 27% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences56835.8714,93633.29 7% more dangerous

Llantrisant Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Porthcawl99261.6623% safer
Tonyrefail79261.8323% safer
Cornelly47162.0122% safer
Ogmore Valley52063.9219% safer
Maesteg1,23370.148% safer
Llantrisant1,20075.78-
Cyfarthfa58777.662.4% more dangerous
Coity Higher72478.643.6% more dangerous
Aberaman82681.367% more dangerous
Aberdare1,498101.9126% more dangerous
Bridgend1,825118.2536% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llantrisant

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Recent Crimes in Llantrisant

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Manor ChaseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Cross Inn RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Ael-Y-BrynInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Heol RhosynInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Forest ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near HospitalUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near A4119Investigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Heol Ap PryceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near HospitalInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llys CatwgUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Forest RoadLocal resolution
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near HospitalInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near HospitalInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near HospitalUnable to prosecute suspect

Llantrisant Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour19253520 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.190.060.190.32 Getting worse
Burglary4.02.22.32.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6966 Safer
Drugs2.81.82.62.2 Getting worse
Other Crime1.21.91.32.1 Getting worse
Other Theft784.36 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.190.190.250.13 Safer
Public Order810812 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.250.190.190.13 Safer
Shoplifting81067 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.250.380.380.19 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.82.81.81.9 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences29303036 Getting worse

Changes In Llantrisant's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Llantrisant to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.0813% safer
Llantrisant75.78-
Croydon82.488% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0516% more dangerous
Bristol90.5216% more dangerous
Coventry102.2426% more dangerous
Leicester111.5932% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0638% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6442% more dangerous
Bradford132.2843% more dangerous
Leeds150.9450% more dangerous

Crime in Llantrisant's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Beddau & Tyn-y-nant45356Second
Llantrisant & Talbot Green75998First

Crime in Llantrisant During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Llantrisant change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Llantrisant saw a 300% increase in other crime. Llantrisant saw a large fall in other theft during May, when it fell by 91% compared to May in 2019. Rates of other theft and shoplifting both fell year-on-year for every month during Llantrisant's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+141%+114%+87%-41%-47%+71%+145%+159%+19%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-+100%-+100%--56%-67%+75%--38%
Criminal Damage and Arson-36%-50%-45%+86%-71%-60%-10%-38%+20%-25%
Drugs-25%+150%+40%+100%+50%+133%--50%+50%+150%
Other Crime+300%+200%-50%--83%----33%-
Other Theft-44%-69%-91%-57%--25%-50%-67%-30%-43%
Public Order--73%--30%+17%-22%-28%-57%+122%-42%
Shoplifting+25%-75%-36%-69%-29%-36%-75%-81%-22%-79%
Theft From the Person--------50%--
Vehicle Crime-50%+100%+100%-80%-80%+33%-33%-80%--50%
Violence and Sexual Offences+6%+12%-9%+32%+16%-27%-12%-15%+26%-25%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Llantrisant

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

How dangerous is Llantrisant?
Llantrisant is among the top 10 most dangerous small town in Mid Glamorgan.

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

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

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