Crime and Safety in Cyncoed

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Cyncoed is the third safest small towns in South Glamorgan, and is the third safest overall out of South Glamorgan's 55 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Cyncoed in 2021 was 0.16 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to South Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 53225% lower than the South Glamorgan rate of 85 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Cyncoed is among the top 5 safest small town, and the 95th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crime in Cyncoed is other theft, with 1 offence during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.08. Cyncoed's least common crime is other theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Cyncoed 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Safest

Small Towns, South Glamorgan

46812% lower, regional crime rate


47675% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Cyncoed is 46812% lower than Wales and 47675% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Cyncoed Crime Map

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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Cyncoed

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Crime in Cyncoed Compared To South Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Cyncoed This Year

 CyncoedSouth Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour10.0815,91731.82 39675% safer
Other Theft10.083,2266.45 7962% safer
Vehicle Crime10.083,0386.07 7488% safer

Cyncoed Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Llanrumney20.176% more dangerous
Llanishen50.2843% more dangerous
Butetown90.6475% more dangerous
Canton120.7980% more dangerous
Splott110.8180% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Cyncoed

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Recent Crimes in Cyncoed

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
September 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2021Other theftOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2019Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect

Cyncoed Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour-0.16-0.08 Safer
Vehicle Crime0.08--0.08No change

Changes In Cyncoed's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Cyncoed to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.08100% more dangerous
Croydon82.48100% more dangerous
Sheffield90.05100% more dangerous
Bristol90.52100% more dangerous
Coventry102.24100% more dangerous
Leicester111.59100% more dangerous
Liverpool123.06100% more dangerous
Birmingham129.64100% more dangerous
Bradford132.28100% more dangerous
Leeds150.94100% more dangerous

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Cyncoed

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

How dangerous is Cyncoed?
Cyncoed is the third safest small town in South Glamorgan.

What is Cyncoed's most common crime?
The most common crime in Cyncoed is other theft.

What is the least common crime in Cyncoed?
Cyncoed's least common crime is other theft.

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