Coedffranc Crime Overview

Coedffranc is the third most dangerous small town in West Glamorgan, and is among the top 10 most dangerous overall out of West Glamorgan's 70 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Coedffranc in 2020 was 73 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to West Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 3.3% higher than the West Glamorgan rate of 70 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Coedffranc is the 176th most dangerous small town, and the 1,288th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2016, Coedffranc had the worst crime rate in West Glamorgan for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.18 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Coedffranc are violence and sexual offences, with 345 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 32. This is 30% higher than 2019's figure of 240 offences and a difference of 9.61 from 2019's crime rate of 22. Coedffranc's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 300% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

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Crime in Coedffranc Compared To West Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Coedffranc This Year

 CoedffrancWest Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour29627.1112,97333.2423% safer
Bicycle Theft90.822730.7015% more dangerous
Burglary444.031,4093.6110% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson918.333,1097.974.3% more dangerous
Drugs575.221,3773.5332% more dangerous
Other Crime201.835591.4322% more dangerous
Other Theft766.962,0375.2225% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons40.372220.5754% safer
Public Order938.523,5949.218% safer
Robbery20.181520.39117% safer
Shoplifting90.821,6114.13404% safer
Theft From the Person10.091720.44389% safer
Vehicle Crime444.031,6834.317% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences34531.5911,28828.928% more dangerous

Coedffranc Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Townhill43948.2551% safer
Uplands82252.1040% safer
Penderry70954.2634% safer
Cockett77255.7631% safer
Gorseinon59763.0116% safer
Neath1,81293.6122% more dangerous
Castle2,590144.7350% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Coedffranc

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Coedffranc Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour14101027Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.461.50.730.82Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7888Getting worse
Drugs1.20.642.55Getting worse
Other Crime1.00.921.51.8Getting worse
Other Theft8897Safer
Possession of Weapons0. worse
Public Order4.254.49Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging) worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)
Vehicle Crime9794.0Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18212232Getting worse

Changes In Coedffranc's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Coedffranc's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Coedffranc that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
The Park4---1101.3

Comparing Coedffranc to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.718% safer
Coventry77.416% more dangerous
Croydon83.2213% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8115% more dangerous
Bristol86.2116% more dangerous
Leicester97.4425% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8729% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2832% more dangerous
Bradford133.0245% more dangerous
Leeds137.1047% more dangerous

Crime in Coedffranc's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Skewen & Jersey Marine79573First

Crime in Coedffranc During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Coedffranc change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Coedffranc saw a 1,250% increase in anti-social behaviour. Coedffranc saw a large fall in vehicle crime during August, when it fell by 89% compared to August in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour-76%+536%+267%+720%+217%+57%+163%+1,250%+125%+260%
Bicycle Theft----------
Criminal Damage and Arson+29%+29%+100%-71%-33%-43%+225%+86%-33%-50%
Other Crime+100%+33%-50%-+200%-----50%
Other Theft-45%+13%-67%-78%+50%+100%-60%-64%--14%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+25%+167%-38%+57%+33%+467%+75%+100%+17%+700%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime-75%-60%-50%-64%-50%-89%+1,000%-88%+60%+50%
Violence and Sexual Offences+300%+27%+42%+48%+19%+15%-9%+67%+28%+16%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Coedffranc

What police force serves Coedffranc?
Coedffranc's local territorial police force is the South Wales Police.
How dangerous is Coedffranc?
Coedffranc is the third most dangerous small town in West Glamorgan.
What is Coedffranc's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Coedffranc are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Coedffranc?
Coedffranc's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021