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Crime and Safety in Rumney

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Rumney is the second safest small towns in South Glamorgan, and is the second safest overall out of South Glamorgan's 55 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Rumney in 2020 was 0.22 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to South Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 38268% lower than the South Glamorgan rate of 84 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Rumney is among the top 10 safest small town, and the 123rd safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Rumney are violence and sexual offences, with 2 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 0.22. Rumney's least common crimes are violence and sexual offences, with 2 offences recorded in 2020.

Rumney 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Safest

Small Towns, South Glamorgan

32359% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

32609% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Rumney is 32359% lower than Wales and 32609% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Rumney Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Rumney 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 Rumney

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20200.222
20170.333
20160.000

Crime in Rumney Compared To South Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Rumney This Year

 RumneySouth Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Violence and Sexual Offences20.2214,55629.10 13127% safer

Rumney Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Fairwater00.00-
Rumney20.22-
Llanishen70.4045% more dangerous
Llandaff40.4551% more dangerous
Splott100.7370% more dangerous
Butetown110.7872% more dangerous
Rhiwbina100.8775% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Rumney

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Recent Crimes in Rumney

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
May 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
May 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect

Rumney Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Violence and Sexual Offences0.33--0.22 Safer

Changes In Rumney's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Rumney to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Rumney0.22-
Barnet67.71100% more dangerous
Coventry77.51100% more dangerous
Croydon83.22100% more dangerous
Bristol85.20100% more dangerous
Sheffield85.86100% more dangerous
Birmingham99.90100% more dangerous
Leicester101.72100% more dangerous
Liverpool105.07100% more dangerous
Bradford124.94100% more dangerous
Leeds135.56100% more dangerous

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Rumney

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

How dangerous is Rumney?
Rumney is the second safest small town in South Glamorgan.

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

What is the least common crime in Rumney?
Rumney's least common crimes are violence and sexual offences.

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