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Crime and Safety in Bonymaen

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Bonymaen is among the top 10 safest small towns in West Glamorgan, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of West Glamorgan's 67 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bonymaen in 2021 was 6 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to West Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 1026% lower than the West Glamorgan rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Bonymaen is the 62nd safest small town, and the 547th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2018, Bonymaen was the worst small town in West Glamorgan for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2017 was also a bad month for Bonymaen residents, when it was West Glamorgan's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.27 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Bonymaen are violence and sexual offences, with 13 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 1.7. This is 31% lower than 2020's figure of 17 offences and a difference of 0.53 from 2020's crime rate of 2.3. Bonymaen's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Bonymaen 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, West Glamorgan

1076% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

1098% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Bonymaen is 1076% lower than Wales and 1098% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Bonymaen Crime Rate Over Time

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Bonymaen Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Bonymaen 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 Bonymaen

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021648
2020967
2019858
2018971
2017864
20161078

Crime in Bonymaen Compared To West Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Bonymaen This Year

 BonymaenWest Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour222.9210,50326.91 822% safer
Bicycle Theft10.132240.57 338% safer
Burglary40.531,1152.86 440% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson91.203,1808.15 579% safer
Other Crime10.135441.39 969% safer
Other Theft30.401,9294.94 1135% safer
Public Order70.934,11010.53 1032% safer
Shoplifting60.801,3643.49 336% safer
Vehicle Crime40.531,4513.72 602% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences131.7312,32031.56 1724% safer

Bonymaen Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Morriston201.21427% safer
Penderry161.22423% safer
St. Thomas192.30177% safer
Sketty543.7172% safer
Mynyddbach394.2949% safer
Bonymaen486.38-
Castle1417.8819% more dangerous
Birchgrove9611.9046% more dangerous
Llwchwr30932.3680% more dangerous
Blaenhonddan42535.4882% more dangerous
Clydach36147.0286% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Bonymaen

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Recent Crimes in Bonymaen

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Carmel RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Ffordd DonaldsonUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ty-Draw PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Carmel RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Other theftOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Public orderOn or near Ffordd DonaldsonInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022ShopliftingOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022ShopliftingOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022ShopliftingOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021BurglaryOn or near Ffordd DonaldsonInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Pentre-Chwyth RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ffordd DonaldsonUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Bicycle theftOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021BurglaryOn or near Ffordd DonaldsonInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Ty-Draw PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Other theftOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Bonymaen Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour2.12.94.82.9 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.530.13-0.13 Safer
Burglary0.27-0.130.53 Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson0.660.660.931.2 Getting worse
Other Crime-0.270.270.13 Safer
Other Theft0.531.20.530.40 Safer
Public Order0.660.531.10.93 Getting worse
Shoplifting3.12.52.90.80 Safer
Vehicle Crime0.660.270.530.53 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences2.71.62.31.7 Safer

Changes In Bonymaen's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Bonymaen's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Bonymaen that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Parc Mawr Bonymaen Sports Club1----00.35

Comparing Bonymaen to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Bonymaen6.38-
Barnet67.0890% more dangerous
Croydon82.4892% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0593% more dangerous
Bristol90.5293% more dangerous
Coventry102.2494% more dangerous
Leicester111.5994% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0695% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6495% more dangerous
Bradford132.2895% more dangerous
Leeds150.9496% more dangerous

Crime in Bonymaen's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Bon-y-maen45761First

Crime in Bonymaen During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Bonymaen change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Bonymaen saw a 400% increase in anti-social behaviour. Bonymaen saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during March, when it fell by 60% compared to March in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+300%+33%-33%+100%-50%+50%-50%-+400%+200%
Criminal Damage and Arson---50%-------
Other Theft----------
Public Order---------50%-
Shoplifting+200%+200%-+100%------
Vehicle Crime----------
Violence and Sexual Offences-60%------+100%--

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Bonymaen

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

How dangerous is Bonymaen?
Bonymaen is among the top 10 safest small towns in West Glamorgan.

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

What is the least common crime in Bonymaen?
Bonymaen's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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