Rhiwbina Crime Overview

Rhiwbina is the second safest small town in South Glamorgan, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of South Glamorgan's 60 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Rhiwbina in 2020 was 15 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to South Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 459% lower than the South Glamorgan rate of 84 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Rhiwbina is among the top 20 safest small towns, and the 1,702nd safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Rhiwbina are violence and sexual offences, with 50 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 4.3. This is the same as 2019's figure of 50 offences and a difference of 0.00 from 2019's crime rate of 4.3. Rhiwbina's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020.

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

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Crime in Rhiwbina Compared To South Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Rhiwbina This Year

 RhiwbinaSouth Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1028.8619,61739.21343% safer
Burglary90.782,3224.64495% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson373.214,6129.22187% safer
Drugs50.432,2644.53953% safer
Other Crime40.357831.57349% safer
Other Theft110.963,3116.62590% safer
Public Order171.485,20310.40603% safer
Shoplifting141.223,3876.77455% safer
Theft From the Person10.095161.031044% safer
Vehicle Crime262.263,5077.01210% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences504.3414,55629.10571% safer

Rhiwbina Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Llandaff12814.424.8% safer
Rhiwbina17415.11-
Cyncoed23819.4222% more dangerous
Heath25119.8124% more dangerous
Whitchurch33222.5333% more dangerous
Penylan30922.8334% more dangerous
Rumney20822.9834% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Rhiwbina

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Rhiwbina Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour53.63.69Getting worse
Burglary2.91.91.60.78Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2.12.21.83.2Getting worse
Drugs-0.170.690.43No change
Other Crime0.170.260.350.35Getting worse
Other Theft1.40.691.20.96Safer
Public Order0.961.01.51.5Getting worse
Shoplifting0.350.871.21.2Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.09-0.09No change
Vehicle Crime2.91.71.82.3Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences3.42.94.34.3Getting worse

Changes In Rhiwbina's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Rhiwbina to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Rhiwbina15.11-
Barnet67.7178% more dangerous
Coventry77.4180% more dangerous
Croydon83.2282% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8182% more dangerous
Bristol86.2182% more dangerous
Leicester97.4484% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8785% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2886% more dangerous
Bradford133.0289% more dangerous
Leeds137.1089% more dangerous

Crime in Rhiwbina's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Rhiwbina & Pant-mawr17426Second
Rhiwbina Village31342First

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 June, when Rhiwbina saw a 1,000% increase in anti-social behaviour. Rhiwbina saw a large fall in anti-social behaviour during March, when it fell by 75% compared to March in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-75%+500%+220%+1,000%+125%-50%-+300%+400%+400%
Burglary--50%-------67%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-50%-+550%---50%---50%-67%
Drugs----+100%-----
Other Crime--------+100%-
Other Theft-------50%+200%-50%-
Public Order--+67%--+200%--50%--
Shoplifting----50%+100%---50%--
Vehicle Crime---50%--+200%---50%-60%
Violence and Sexual Offences+200%--20%--25%-75%-33%+67%-43%-60%

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 the second safest small town 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 theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021