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West Glamorgan Crime Statistics

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West Glamorgan is the 28th 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 July 2019 and June 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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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
Birchgrove35244 65% safer
Blaenhonddan42535 103% safer
Bonymaen45761 18% safer
Castle4,285239 70% more dangerous
Clydach36147 53% safer
Cockett1,13482 12% more dangerous
Coedffranc63358 24% safer
Gorseinon66770 2.1% safer
Llwchwr30932 122% safer
Morriston1,29479 9% more dangerous
Mumbles66840 78% safer
Mynyddbach79487 18% more dangerous
Neath2,034105 32% more dangerous
Penderry1,471113 36% more dangerous
Sketty73551 42% safer
St. Thomas59572 0.13% more dangerous
Swansea15,21682 12% more dangerous
Uplands1,14873 1.3% more dangerous

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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