Llantwit Fardre Crime Overview

Llantwit Fardre 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 Llantwit Fardre in 2020 was 45 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 53% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llantwit Fardre is the 321st safest small town, and the 3,642nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Llantwit Fardre had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for burglary, with 8 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.51 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Llantwit Fardre residents, when it was Mid Glamorgan's most dangerous area for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents. Llantwit Fardre recorded 3 reports of robbery during December 2020, making its crime rate of 0.19 the worst for robbery in Mid Glamorgan that month.

The most common crimes in Llantwit Fardre are violence and sexual offences, with 292 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 3.4% lower than 2019's figure of 302 offences and a difference of 0.64 from 2019's crime rate of 19. Llantwit Fardre's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 4 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 25% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Llantwit Fardre This Year

 Llantwit FardreMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour42227.0215,50534.5628% safer
Bicycle Theft40.261140.253.8% more dangerous
Burglary473.011,2522.797% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson835.313,4807.7646% safer
Drugs241.541,5223.39120% safer
Other Crime161.027361.6461% safer
Other Theft553.522,0354.5429% safer
Possession of Weapons40.261780.4054% safer
Public Order694.424,4169.84123% safer
Robbery50.32720.1650% more dangerous
Shoplifting664.231,6233.6214% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime372.371,2312.7416% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences29218.7014,04131.3067% safer

Crime in Llantwit Fardre Compared To Mid Glamorgan

Llantwit Fardre Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Pont-y-clun20323.2094% safer
Pencoed33835.7126% safer
Laleston48136.1224% safer
Llanharan34841.478% safer
Llantwit Fardre70244.95-
Brackla59549.309% more dangerous
Treorchy40052.0114% more dangerous
Porthcawl86954.0117% more dangerous
Pyle43556.3520% more dangerous
Tonyrefail76559.7225% more dangerous

Llantwit Fardre Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour23101527Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.260.130.190.26Getting worse
Burglary763.93.0Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson664.15Getting worse
Drugs0.381.90.961.5Getting worse
Other Crime0.831.01.21.0Getting worse
Other Theft7753.5Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.130.130.26Getting worse
Public Order3.8564.4Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.060.060.060.32Getting worse
Shoplifting1.91.63.34.2Getting worse
Vehicle Crime654.92.4Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13161919Getting worse

Changes In Llantwit Fardre's Crime Rates Over Time

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

Comparing Llantwit Fardre to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Llantwit Fardre44.95-
Barnet67.7134% more dangerous
Coventry77.4142% more dangerous
Croydon83.2246% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8148% more dangerous
Bristol86.2148% more dangerous
Leicester97.4454% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8756% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2858% more dangerous
Bradford133.0266% more dangerous
Leeds137.1067% more dangerous

Crime in Llantwit Fardre's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Church Village East & Ton-teg46573First
Church Village West23726Second

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 5 safest small towns 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.

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021