Crime in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Rhondda Cynon Taf is the 50th safest county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Rhondda Cynon Taf in 2020 was 56 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 26 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Rhondda Cynon Taf's larger towns and cities, Pontypridd is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Llantrisant, and Tonyrefail comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Rhondda Cynon Taf, starting with Pont-y-clun which ranks as the safest area in Rhondda Cynon Taf, followed up by Aberdare West in second place, and Aberaman South in third place.

Crime Map of Rhondda Cynon Taf

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Rhondda Cynon Taf Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour7,65628.22
Bicycle Theft450.17
Burglary5982.20
Criminal Damage and Arson1,7356.39
Drugs6962.57
Other Crime3171.17
Other Theft1,0043.70
Possession of Weapons960.35
Public Order2,2048.12
Robbery320.12
Shoplifting6732.48
Theft From the Person490.18
Vehicle Crime5632.07
Violence and Sexual Offences7,15326.36

Rhondda Cynon Taf's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Rhondda Cynon Taf
Aberaman North3963943% safer
Aberaman South3053086% safer
Aberdare East6394329% safer
Aberdare West4363088% safer
Llanharan3273943% safer
Llantrisant896571.2% more dangerous
Llantwit Fardre6664331% safer
Pont-y-clun19122156% safer
Pontypridd2,6688030% more dangerous
Tonyrefail704551.7% safer
Treorchy3764914% safer

Crime Trends in Rhondda Cynon Taf

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour24191828Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.290.220.170.17Safer
Burglary4.34.02.92.2Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8876Safer
Drugs1.82.12.22.6Getting worse
Other Crime1.21.21.51.2Safer
Other Theft6653.7Safer
Possession of Weapons0.260.290.350.35Getting worse
Public Order7898Getting worse
Robbery0.170.140.160.12Safer
Shoplifting4.24.03.42.5Safer
Theft From the Person0.250.320.330.18Safer
Vehicle Crime3.93.32.82.1Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences24273126Safer

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021