Crime in West Glamorgan

West Glamorgan is the 25th most dangerous county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in West Glamorgan in 2020 was 70 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 West Glamorgan's larger towns and cities, Swansea is the most dangerous. There are safer parts of West Glamorgan, starting with Swansea which ranks as the safest area in West Glamorgan.

Crime Map of West Glamorgan

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West Glamorgan Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour12,97333.24
Bicycle Theft2730.70
Burglary1,4093.61
Criminal Damage and Arson3,1097.97
Drugs1,3773.53
Other Crime5591.43
Other Theft2,0375.22
Possession of Weapons2220.57
Public Order3,5949.21
Robbery1520.39
Shoplifting1,6114.13
Theft From the Person1720.44
Vehicle Crime1,6834.31
Violence and Sexual Offences11,28828.92

West Glamorgan's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from West Glamorgan
Birchgrove25532123% safer
Blaenhonddan41535103% safer
Bonymaen3244364% safer
Castle2,59014551% more dangerous
Clydach21127156% safer
Cockett7725626% safer
Coedffranc795733.3% more dangerous
Cwmbwrla23430135% safer
Gorseinon5976312% safer
Llwchwr29731126% safer
Morriston7124363% safer
Mumbles38523203% safer
Mynyddbach4334848% safer
Neath1,8129425% more dangerous
Penderry7095430% safer
Sketty42929139% safer
St. Thomas27033116% safer
Swansea6,6253697% safer
Townhill4394846% safer
Uplands8225235% safer

Crime Trends in West Glamorgan

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour25211933Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.850.870.710.70Safer
Burglary54.74.53.6Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson101098Safer
Drugs2.42.82.93.5Getting worse
Other Crime1.51.31.51.4Safer
Other Theft7775Safer
Possession of Weapons0.440.440.500.57Getting worse
Public Order7889Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.320.400.380.39Getting worse
Shoplifting6674.1Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.690.770.620.44Safer
Vehicle Crime5564.3Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25283029Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021