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Crime and Safety in Splott

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Splott is among the top 10 safest small towns in South Glamorgan, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of South Glamorgan's 55 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Splott in 2021 was 0.81 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to South Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 10433% lower than the South Glamorgan rate of 85 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Splott is among the top 20 safest small town, and the 120th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Splott are violence and sexual offences, with 3 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.22. This is the same as 2020's figure of 3 offences and a difference of 0.00 from 2020's crime rate of 0.22. Splott's least common crime is criminal damage and arson, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Splott 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, South Glamorgan

9167% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

9337% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Splott is 9167% lower than Wales and 9337% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Splott Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Splott 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 Splott

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20210.8111
20200.7310
20191.318
20180.8812
20171.115
20161.216

Crime in Splott Compared To South Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Splott This Year

 SplottSouth Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20.1515,91731.82 21113% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson10.074,3928.78 12443% safer
Other Theft20.153,2266.45 4200% safer
Possession of Weapons10.073080.62 786% safer
Public Order20.155,78211.56 7607% safer
Vehicle Crime20.153,0386.07 3947% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences30.2215,98531.95 14423% safer

Splott Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Cyncoed20.16406% safer
Llanrumney20.17376% safer
Llanishen50.28189% safer
Butetown90.6427% safer
Canton120.792.5% safer
Splott110.81-
Whitchurch151.0221% more dangerous
Riverside151.0624% more dangerous
Llandaff North101.1530% more dangerous
Rhiwbina171.4845% more dangerous
Caerau443.6778% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Splott

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Recent Crimes in Splott

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Lamby WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Lamby WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Lamby WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Other theftOn or near Glass AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Rover WayUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Glass AvenueLocal resolution
September 2021Public orderOn or near Lamby WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Other theftOn or near Glass AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2021Possession of weaponsOn or near Lamby WayOffender given a caution
June 2021Public orderOn or near Glass AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Rover WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Lamby WayUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Rover WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Rover WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2020Vehicle crimeOn or near Lamby WayUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Lamby WayUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Lamby WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
May 2020Other theftOn or near Glass AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2020Other theftOn or near Lamby WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2020Other crimeOn or near Lamby WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Splott Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.07-0.660.15 Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson0.070.150.070.07 Safer
Other Theft0.290.440.220.15 Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.07-0.07No change
Public Order0.220.070.070.15 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime0.070.220.070.15 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences0.150.150.220.22 Getting worse

Changes In Splott's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Splott to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Splott0.81-
Barnet67.0899% more dangerous
Croydon82.4899% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0599% more dangerous
Bristol90.5299% 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 Splott's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Tremorfa & Pengam71395First

Crime in Splott During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Splott change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Splott saw a 0% increase in other theft. Splott saw a large fall in other theft during March, when it fell by 0% compared to March in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Splott

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

How dangerous is Splott?
Splott is among the top 10 safest small town in South Glamorgan.

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

What is the least common crime in Splott?
Splott's least common crime is criminal damage and arson.

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