Pont-y-clun Crime Overview

Pont-y-clun is the safest small town in Mid Glamorgan, and is the safest overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Pont-y-clun in 2020 was 23 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 196% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Pont-y-clun is the 61st safest small town, and the 3,378th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In June 2016, Pont-y-clun had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for burglary, with 22 crimes reported and a crime rate of 2.5 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Pont-y-clun are violence and sexual offences, with 98 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 11. This is 13% higher than 2019's figure of 85 offences and a difference of 1.49 from 2019's crime rate of 10. Pont-y-clun's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020.

Compare Pont-y-clun to other towns and cities

See how Pont-y-clun shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Pont-y-clun and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Pont-y-clun Compared To Mid Glamorgan

Summary of Crimes in Pont-y-clun This Year

 Pont-y-clunMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour12614.4015,50534.56140% safer
Bicycle Theft10.111140.25127% safer
Burglary151.711,2522.7963% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson283.203,4807.76142% safer
Drugs30.341,5223.39897% safer
Other Crime30.347361.64382% safer
Other Theft232.632,0354.5473% safer
Possession of Weapons10.111780.40264% safer
Public Order222.514,4169.84292% safer
Shoplifting30.341,6233.62965% safer
Vehicle Crime60.691,2312.74297% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences9811.2014,04131.30179% safer

Pont-y-clun Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Pont-y-clun20323.20-
Pencoed33835.7135% more dangerous
Laleston48136.1236% more dangerous
Llanharan34841.4744% more dangerous
Llantwit Fardre70244.9548% more dangerous
Brackla59549.3053% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Pont-y-clun

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Pont-y-clun Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour104.3514Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.110.23-0.11Safer
Burglary3.04.11.41.7Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.21.42.13.2Getting worse
Drugs0.690.690.910.34Safer
Other Crime0.690.800.340.34Safer
Other Theft3.752.72.6Safer
Possession of Weapons0.23-0.230.11Safer
Public Order2.42.41.62.5Getting worse
Shoplifting1.01.61.60.34Safer
Vehicle Crime3.12.41.10.69Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences771011Getting worse

Changes In Pont-y-clun's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Pont-y-clun to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Pont-y-clun23.20-
Barnet67.7166% more dangerous
Coventry77.4170% more dangerous
Croydon83.2272% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8173% more dangerous
Bristol86.2173% more dangerous
Leicester97.4476% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8777% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2878% more dangerous
Bradford133.0283% more dangerous
Leeds137.1083% more dangerous

Crime in Pont-y-clun's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Pont-y-clun & Llanharry33928First

Crime in Pont-y-clun During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Pont-y-clun change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Pont-y-clun saw a 400% increase in anti-social behaviour. Pont-y-clun saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during December, when it fell by 64% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+200%+238%+167%+225%+260%+300%+200%-+400%+33%
Burglary----------50%
Criminal Damage and Arson+200%+200%-+100%+67%+200%--50%-33%-
Drugs-----50%-----
Other Theft-33%+100%--+33%+200%-+100%-50%+200%
Public Order+200%+100%-----25%--33%+100%
Vehicle Crime----------
Violence and Sexual Offences+17%+50%+200%+133%+150%-33%+13%-+22%-64%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Pont-y-clun

What police force serves Pont-y-clun?
Pont-y-clun's local territorial police force is the South Wales Police.
How dangerous is Pont-y-clun?
Pont-y-clun is the safest small town in Mid Glamorgan.
What is Pont-y-clun's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Pont-y-clun are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Pont-y-clun?
Pont-y-clun's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021