Llwchwr Crime Overview

Llwchwr is among the top 5 safest small towns in West Glamorgan, and is the 22nd safest overall out of West Glamorgan's 70 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Llwchwr in 2020 was 31 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to West Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 126% lower than the West Glamorgan rate of 70 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llwchwr is the 126th safest small town, and the 5,190th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2015, Llwchwr had the worst crime rate in West Glamorgan for possession of weapons, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.10 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Llwchwr are violence and sexual offences, with 129 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 14. This is 6% lower than 2019's figure of 137 offences and a difference of 0.84 from 2019's crime rate of 14. Llwchwr's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 2 crimes.

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Crime in Llwchwr Compared To West Glamorgan

Summary of Crimes in Llwchwr This Year

 LlwchwrWest Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour14314.9812,97333.24122% safer
Burglary141.471,4093.61146% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson414.293,1097.9786% safer
Drugs90.941,3773.53276% safer
Other Crime90.945591.4352% safer
Other Theft232.412,0375.22117% safer
Possession of Weapons10.102220.57470% safer
Public Order515.343,5949.2172% safer
Shoplifting20.211,6114.131867% safer
Theft From the Person10.101720.44340% safer
Vehicle Crime171.781,6834.31142% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences12913.5111,28828.92114% safer

Llwchwr Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Mumbles38523.2734% safer
Clydach21127.4813% safer
Sketty42929.495% safer
Cwmbwrla23429.924.0% safer
Llwchwr29731.11-
Birchgrove25531.621.6% more dangerous
St. Thomas27032.654.7% more dangerous
Blaenhonddan41534.6510% more dangerous
Bonymaen32443.0528% more dangerous
Morriston71243.2528% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llwchwr

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Llwchwr Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1210915Getting worse
Burglary2.73.42.31.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson64.54.94.3Safer
Drugs1.71.21.50.94Safer
Other Crime0.420.840.730.94Getting worse
Other Theft4.03.92.32.4Safer
Possession of Weapons0.100.210.210.10Safer
Public Order3.2565Getting worse
Shoplifting0.730.310.310.21Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.21-0.10Safer
Vehicle Crime2.04.12.31.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14171414Safer

Changes In Llwchwr's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Llwchwr to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Llwchwr31.11-
Barnet67.7154% more dangerous
Coventry77.4160% more dangerous
Croydon83.2263% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8164% more dangerous
Bristol86.2164% more dangerous
Leicester97.4468% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8770% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2871% more dangerous
Bradford133.0277% more dangerous
Leeds137.1077% more dangerous

Crime in Llwchwr's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Loughor29731First

Crime in Llwchwr During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Llwchwr change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when Llwchwr saw a 500% increase in violence and sexual offences. Llwchwr saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during August, when it fell by 80% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-50%+163%+190%+267%+82%+180%+13%+40%-40%+167%
Burglary-+300%-----50%+100%-33%-
Criminal Damage and Arson+200%+33%-44%-+100%-80%+75%-67%-50%-
Drugs+100%-------+100%-
Other Crime+50%--50%+100%------
Other Theft--67%+100%---67%-+200%--
Public Order+300%-25%-38%+60%-17%+200%--60%-60%-40%
Shoplifting----50%------
Vehicle Crime-80%--+400%--50%----50%
Violence and Sexual Offences-40%-54%-41%+163%+22%+500%-27%-41%-8%-20%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Llwchwr

What police force serves Llwchwr?
Llwchwr's local territorial police force is the South Wales Police.
How dangerous is Llwchwr?
Llwchwr is among the top 5 safest small towns in West Glamorgan.
What is Llwchwr's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Llwchwr are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Llwchwr?
Llwchwr's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 07 May 2021