Bonymaen Crime Overview

Bonymaen is among the top 10 safest small towns in West Glamorgan, and is the 34th safest overall out of West Glamorgan's 70 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bonymaen in 2020 was 43 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to West Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 64% lower than the West Glamorgan rate of 70 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Bonymaen is the 290th safest small town, and the 3,915th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2018, Bonymaen had the worst crime rate in West Glamorgan for possession of weapons, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Bonymaen are violence and sexual offences, with 146 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 17% higher than 2019's figure of 121 offences and a difference of 3.32 from 2019's crime rate of 16. Bonymaen's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 2 crimes.

Compare Bonymaen to other towns and cities

See how Bonymaen shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Bonymaen and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Bonymaen Compared To West Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Bonymaen This Year

 BonymaenWest Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour16521.9212,97333.2452% safer
Bicycle Theft40.532730.7032% safer
Burglary101.331,4093.61171% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson395.183,1097.9754% safer
Drugs50.661,3773.53435% safer
Other Crime91.205591.4319% safer
Other Theft293.852,0375.2236% safer
Possession of Weapons20.272220.57111% safer
Public Order354.653,5949.2198% safer
Robbery20.271520.3944% safer
Shoplifting273.591,6114.1315% safer
Theft From the Person10.131720.44238% safer
Vehicle Crime151.991,6834.31117% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14619.4011,28828.9249% safer

Bonymaen Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Cwmbwrla23429.9244% safer
Llwchwr29731.1138% safer
Birchgrove25531.6236% safer
St. Thomas27032.6532% safer
Blaenhonddan41534.6524% safer
Morriston71243.250.46% more dangerous
Mynyddbach43347.6310% more dangerous
Townhill43948.2511% more dangerous
Uplands82252.1017% more dangerous
Penderry70954.2621% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Bonymaen

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Bonymaen Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour13101022Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.11.20.400.53Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson5555Safer
Other Crime1.10.401.21.2Getting worse
Other Theft3.854.53.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0. worse
Public Order3. worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.400.27-0.27Safer
Shoplifting3. worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-
Vehicle Crime2.
Violence and Sexual Offences16201619Getting worse

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 2020.

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

Comparing Bonymaen to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7136% more dangerous
Coventry77.4144% more dangerous
Croydon83.2248% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8150% more dangerous
Bristol86.2150% more dangerous
Leicester97.4456% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8758% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2860% more dangerous
Bradford133.0268% more dangerous
Leeds137.1069% more dangerous

Crime in Bonymaen's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank

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 1,900% increase in anti-social behaviour. Bonymaen saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during October, when it fell by 80% compared to October in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour+133%+256%+57%+340%-10%+267%+38%-+1,900%+117%
Criminal Damage and Arson+200%+100%-67%-25%+300%+150%+300%-80%-78%-
Other Crime-------+100%--
Other Theft+25%--67%+100%+33%-25%-60%--33%-75%
Public Order--75%-60%-+150%-+100%--43%+400%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime-50%-50%--50%-50%-50%-75%--50%+100%
Violence and Sexual Offences-43%+60%-9%-+56%+38%-8%-20%+129%+150%

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 theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021