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Crime and Safety in Rhiwbina

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Rhiwbina is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in South Glamorgan, and is among the top 20 safest overall out of South Glamorgan's 55 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Rhiwbina in 2021 was 1.5 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to South Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 5665% lower than the South Glamorgan rate of 85 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Rhiwbina is the 28th safest small town, and the 136th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Rhiwbina are violence and sexual offences, with 6 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.52. This is 50% higher than 2020's figure of 3 offences and a difference of 0.26 from 2020's crime rate of 0.26. Rhiwbina's least common crime is other crime, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Rhiwbina 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, South Glamorgan

4972% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

5065% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Rhiwbina is 4972% lower than Wales and 5065% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Rhiwbina Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Rhiwbina represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Rhiwbina

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211.517
20200.8710
20192.327
20181.113
20170.789
20161.214

Crime in Rhiwbina Compared To South Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Rhiwbina This Year

 RhiwbinaSouth Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour90.7815,91731.82 3979% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson20.174,3928.78 5065% safer
Drugs20.171,9293.86 2171% safer
Other Crime10.097171.43 1489% safer
Other Theft20.173,2266.45 3694% safer
Public Order40.355,78211.56 3203% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences60.5215,98531.95 6044% safer

Rhiwbina Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Canton120.7987% safer
Splott110.8183% safer
Whitchurch151.0245% safer
Riverside151.0640% safer
Llandaff North101.1529% safer
Rhiwbina171.48-
Caerau443.6760% more dangerous
Pentwyn1086.7878% more dangerous
Grangetown1657.4480% more dangerous
Llantwit Major36037.1996% more dangerous
Dinas Powys30439.3596% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Rhiwbina

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Recent Crimes in Rhiwbina

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Other theftOn or near Thornhill RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022DrugsOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022DrugsOn or near Thornhill RoadLocal resolution
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Other theftOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Public orderOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2021DrugsOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Other theftOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Public orderOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
June 2021Public orderOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2021Public orderOn or near Thornhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2021DrugsOn or near A470Unable to prosecute suspect
January 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Thornhill RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Rhiwbina Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.690.610.780.78 Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson0.170.350.090.17 Safer
Drugs0.090.350.170.17 Safer
Other Crime0.09--0.09No change
Other Theft0.17--0.17 Getting worse
Public Order0.260.520.170.35 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences0.260.430.260.52 Getting worse

Changes In Rhiwbina's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Rhiwbina to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Rhiwbina1.48-
Barnet67.0898% more dangerous
Croydon82.4898% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0598% more dangerous
Bristol90.5298% more dangerous
Coventry102.2499% more dangerous
Leicester111.5999% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0699% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6499% more dangerous
Bradford132.2899% more dangerous
Leeds150.9499% more dangerous

Crime in Rhiwbina's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Rhiwbina & Pant-mawr14121Second
Rhiwbina Village25434First

Crime in Rhiwbina During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Rhiwbina change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Rhiwbina saw a 100% increase in anti-social behaviour. Rhiwbina saw a large fall in anti-social behaviour during March, when it fell by 50% compared to March in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-50%-+100%-------
Drugs----+100%-----
Public Order----------
Vehicle Crime-------50%---
Violence and Sexual Offences--------50%--

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Rhiwbina

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

How dangerous is Rhiwbina?
Rhiwbina is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in South Glamorgan.

What is Rhiwbina's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Rhiwbina are violence and sexual offences.

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

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