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Crime and Safety in Llantwit Fardre

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Llantwit Fardre is among the top 10 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 Llantwit Fardre in 2021 was 50 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 43% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 71 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llantwit Fardre is the 334th safest small town, and the 3,289th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2021, Llantwit Fardre had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for robbery, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.06 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2021 was also a bad month for Llantwit Fardre residents, when it was Mid Glamorgan's most dangerous area for theft from the person, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents. Llantwit Fardre recorded 17 reports of shoplifting during November 2020, making its crime rate of 1.1 the worst for shoplifting in Mid Glamorgan that month.

The most common crimes in Llantwit Fardre are violence and sexual offences, with 292 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 19. This is the same as 2020's figure of 292 offences and a difference of 0.00 from 2020's crime rate of 19. Llantwit Fardre's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 300% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Llantwit Fardre 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Mid Glamorgan

51% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

54% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Llantwit Fardre is 51% lower than Wales and 54% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Llantwit Fardre Crime Rate Over Time

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Llantwit Fardre Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Llantwit Fardre 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 Llantwit Fardre

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202150777
202045702
201949770
201849771
201747728
201650774

Crime in Llantwit Fardre Compared To Mid Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Llantwit Fardre This Year

 Llantwit FardreMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour30019.2111,81726.34 37% safer
Bicycle Theft10.06940.21 250% safer
Burglary503.201,1992.67 17% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson825.253,3827.54 44% safer
Drugs211.341,3342.97 122% safer
Other Crime291.868381.87 0.54% safer
Other Theft583.712,0374.54 22% safer
Possession of Weapons10.061700.38 533% safer
Public Order1217.755,05311.26 45% safer
Robbery20.13820.18 38% safer
Shoplifting885.631,6383.65 35% more dangerous
Theft From the Person20.131220.27 108% safer
Vehicle Crime301.921,0772.40 25% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences29218.7014,93633.29 78% safer

Llantwit Fardre Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Pont-y-clun18721.37133% safer
Laleston41030.7962% safer
Pencoed33535.3941% safer
Llanharan33139.4526% safer
Brackla57147.325% safer
Llantwit Fardre77749.75-
Pyle38549.880.26% more dangerous
Garw Valley39650.631.7% more dangerous
Treorchy47461.6319% more dangerous
Porthcawl99261.6619% more dangerous
Tonyrefail79261.8320% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llantwit Fardre

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Recent Crimes in Llantwit Fardre

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Dolgellau AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Wellfield CourtFurther investigation is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Maesteg GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Llanberis CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Manor CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Castle CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Nant Y FelinInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bryn RhedynUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Heol SalemInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022DrugsOn or near Ty DrawUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Coed-Y-DyffrynInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Church CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Nant Y FelinInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Castle CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Nant Y FelinInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Police StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Castle CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cedar CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Tygwyn RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Vicarage CourtUnable to prosecute suspect

Llantwit Fardre Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour10152719 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.130.190.260.06 Safer
Burglary63.93.03.2 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson64.155 Getting worse
Drugs1.90.961.51.3 Getting worse
Other Crime1.01.21.01.9 Getting worse
Other Theft753.53.7 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.130.130.260.06 Safer
Public Order564.48 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.060.060.320.13 Getting worse
Shoplifting1.63.34.26 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.130.26-0.13 Safer
Vehicle Crime54.92.41.9 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16191919 Getting worse

Changes In Llantwit Fardre's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Llantwit Fardre to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Llantwit Fardre49.75-
Barnet67.0826% more dangerous
Croydon82.4840% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0545% more dangerous
Bristol90.5245% more dangerous
Coventry102.2451% more dangerous
Leicester111.5955% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0660% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6462% more dangerous
Bradford132.2862% more dangerous
Leeds150.9467% more dangerous

Crime in Llantwit Fardre's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Church Village East & Ton-teg56188First
Church Village West21623Second

Crime in Llantwit Fardre During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Llantwit Fardre change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Llantwit Fardre saw a 519% increase in anti-social behaviour. Llantwit Fardre saw a large fall in public order during December, when it fell by 94% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+214%+282%+519%+43%+43%-10%+93%+4%+4%+16%
Burglary+400%+200%+100%-80%+200%-+50%--69%-33%
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%---40%-17%+50%+133%+100%-11%-22%
Drugs-60%-----+100%--+300%
Other Crime+100%-----50%--+100%-
Other Theft-50%-33%-60%--50%-71%--17%-71%+167%
Public Order+75%+50%-42%--+100%-10%--36%-94%
Shoplifting+275%-67%-50%-25%-13%-33%+67%-60%+240%+20%
Vehicle Crime-+200%+100%+67%--75%-33%-67%-76%-75%
Violence and Sexual Offences+87%-8%-39%-5%+11%-47%+42%-11%-15%-21%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Llantwit Fardre

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

How dangerous is Llantwit Fardre?
Llantwit Fardre is among the top 10 safest small town in Mid Glamorgan.

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

What is the least common crime in Llantwit Fardre?
Llantwit Fardre's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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