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West Glamorgan Crime Statistics

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West Glamorgan is the 27th most dangerous county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in West Glamorgan in 2021 was 72 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 32 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.

West Glamorgan Crime Map

Incidents mapped in West Glamorgan represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 09 Apr, 2021

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West Glamorgan Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour10,50326.91
Bicycle Theft2240.57
Burglary1,1152.86
Criminal Damage and Arson3,1808.15
Drugs1,2923.31
Other Crime5441.39
Other Theft1,9294.94
Possession of Weapons1910.49
Public Order4,11010.53
Robbery1460.37
Shoplifting1,3643.49
Theft From the Person1820.47
Vehicle Crime1,4513.72
Violence and Sexual Offences12,32031.56

West Glamorgan's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from West Glamorgan
Birchgrove9612 504% safer
Blaenhonddan42535 103% safer
Bonymaen486 1026% safer
Castle1418 812% safer
Clydach36147 53% safer
Cockett1,13482 12% more dangerous
Coedffranc63358 24% safer
Gorseinon66770 2.1% safer
Llwchwr30932 122% safer
Morriston201.2 5839% safer
Mumbles150.91 7797% safer
Mynyddbach394.3 1575% safer
Neath2,034105 32% more dangerous
Penderry161.2 5790% safer
Sketty543.7 1837% safer
St. Thomas192.3 3024% safer
Swansea13,44072 0.84% more dangerous
Uplands10.06 119667% safer

Crime Trends in West Glamorgan

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour21193327 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.870.710.700.57 Safer
Burglary4.74.53.62.9 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson10988 Safer
Drugs2.82.93.53.3 Getting worse
Other Crime1.31.51.41.4 Safer
Other Theft7754.9 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.440.500.570.49 Getting worse
Public Order88911 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.400.380.390.37 Getting worse
Shoplifting674.13.5 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.770.620.440.47 Safer
Vehicle Crime564.33.7 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences28302932 Getting worse
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