Llandaff North Crime Overview

Llandaff North is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in South Glamorgan, and is the 26th most dangerous overall out of South Glamorgan's 60 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Llandaff North in 2020 was 40 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to South Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 110% lower than the South Glamorgan rate of 84 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llandaff North is the 251st safest small town, and the 4,367th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2020, Llandaff North was the worst small town in South Glamorgan for possession of weapons, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.46 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2019 was also a bad month for Llandaff North residents, when it was South Glamorgan's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.58 per 1,000 residents. Llandaff North recorded 16 reports of vehicle crime during November 2018, making its crime rate of 1.8 the worst small town for vehicle crime in South Glamorgan that month.

The most common crimes in Llandaff North are violence and sexual offences, with 113 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 13. This is 12% lower than 2019's figure of 127 offences and a difference of 1.61 from 2019's crime rate of 15. Llandaff North's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 2 crimes.

Compare Llandaff North to other towns and cities

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

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Crime in Llandaff North Compared To South Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Llandaff North This Year

 Llandaff NorthSouth Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20323.3719,61739.2168% safer
Bicycle Theft161.841,1632.3226% safer
Burglary202.302,3224.64102% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson596.794,6129.2236% safer
Drugs222.532,2644.5379% safer
Other Crime121.387831.5714% safer
Other Theft131.503,3116.62341% safer
Possession of Weapons70.813210.6421% more dangerous
Public Order394.495,20310.40132% safer
Robbery30.352840.5763% safer
Shoplifting232.653,3876.77155% safer
Theft From the Person10.125161.03758% safer
Vehicle Crime212.423,5077.01190% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences11313.0114,55629.10124% safer

Llandaff North Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Llanishen54630.9030% safer
Dinas Powys27936.1111% safer
Roath67937.647% safer
Llantwit Major37238.434.5% safer
Canton60139.461.8% safer
Llandaff North34940.17-
Pentwyn68142.776% more dangerous
Splott62545.7612% more dangerous
Penarth1,09046.9114% more dangerous
Ely72647.9416% more dangerous
Llanrumney57849.3619% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llandaff North

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Llandaff North Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour117923Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.70.811.31.8Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson8767Safer
Drugs0.691.81.42.5Getting worse
Other Crime0.351.20.351.4Getting worse
Other Theft3.
Possession of Weapons0.230.230.690.81Getting worse
Public Order3. worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.23-0.810.35Safer
Shoplifting1. worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)
Vehicle Crime5.094.12.4Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16131513Safer

Changes In Llandaff North's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Llandaff North's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Llandaff North that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Hailey Park3--1110.42
Hailey Park3--1220.35

Comparing Llandaff North to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Llandaff North40.17-
Barnet67.7141% more dangerous
Coventry77.4148% more dangerous
Croydon83.2252% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8153% more dangerous
Bristol86.2153% more dangerous
Leicester97.4459% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8761% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2863% more dangerous
Bradford133.0270% more dangerous
Leeds137.1071% more dangerous

Crime in Llandaff North During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Llandaff North change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in April, when Llandaff North saw a 1,500% increase in anti-social behaviour. Llandaff North saw a large fall in public order during October, when it fell by 89% compared to October in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour+57%+1,500%+750%+440%+70%-60%+114%+17%+11%+467%
Bicycle Theft-----67%-+200%---
Criminal Damage and Arson-20%-67%+67%-20%-60%-50%-17%+67%-33%+50%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft--83%----33%-+100%--25%
Public Order-25%---+33%+150%-17%-89%-60%+33%
Vehicle Crime-60%-50%-60%--50%-80%--50%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-20%-70%-46%+44%-18%--10%-39%+67%-8%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Llandaff North

What police force serves Llandaff North?
Llandaff North's local territorial police force is the South Wales Police.
How dangerous is Llandaff North?
Llandaff North is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in South Glamorgan.
What is Llandaff North's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Llandaff North are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Llandaff North?
Llandaff North's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021