Crime in Torfaen

Torfaen is the 65th most dangerous county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Torfaen in 2020 was 63 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 29 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Torfaen's larger towns and cities, Cwmbran Central is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Panteg, and Fairwater comes in as third most dangerous.

Crime Map of Torfaen

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Torfaen Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour3,60238.34
Bicycle Theft350.37
Burglary2652.82
Criminal Damage and Arson1942.06
Drugs1892.01
Other Crime1821.94
Other Theft4224.49
Possession of Weapons280.30
Public Order1,22313.02
Robbery270.29
Shoplifting3713.95
Theft From the Person260.28
Vehicle Crime2963.15
Violence and Sexual Offences2,68828.61

Torfaen's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Torfaen
Cwmbran Central1,32612549% more dangerous
Fairwater4563962% safer
Panteg3484639% safer

Crime Trends in Torfaen

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour30211738Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.440.490.350.37Safer
Burglary1.8562.8Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson132.92.52.1Safer
Drugs2.62.02.22.0Safer
Other Crime2.02.42.51.9Safer
Other Theft8874.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.340.350.380.30Safer
Public Order7141413Getting worse
Robbery0.270.350.310.29Safer
Shoplifting8774.0Safer
Theft From the Person0.460.600.500.28Safer
Vehicle Crime6663.2Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25353729Safer

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021