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Crime and Safety in Mynyddbach

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Mynyddbach 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 Mynyddbach in 2021 was 4.3 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to West Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 1575% lower than the West Glamorgan rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Mynyddbach is the 54th safest small town, and the 330th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Mynyddbach are violence and sexual offences, with 13 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 1.4. This is 23% higher than 2020's figure of 10 offences and a difference of 0.33 from 2020's crime rate of 1.1. Mynyddbach's least common crime is other crime, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Mynyddbach 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, West Glamorgan

1650% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

1682% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Mynyddbach is 1650% lower than Wales and 1682% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Mynyddbach Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Mynyddbach 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 Mynyddbach

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20214.339
20204.036
20193.027
20184.036
20172.523
20162.624

Crime in Mynyddbach Compared To West Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Mynyddbach This Year

 MynyddbachWest Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour192.0910,50326.91 1188% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson50.553,1808.15 1382% safer
Drugs90.991,2923.31 234% safer
Other Crime10.115441.39 1164% safer
Other Theft30.331,9294.94 1397% safer
Public Order50.554,11010.53 1815% safer
Vehicle Crime30.331,4513.72 1027% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences131.4312,32031.56 2107% safer

Mynyddbach Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Mumbles150.91371% safer
Morriston201.21255% safer
Penderry161.22252% safer
St. Thomas192.3087% safer
Sketty543.7116% safer
Mynyddbach394.29-
Bonymaen486.3833% more dangerous
Castle1417.8846% more dangerous
Birchgrove9611.9064% more dangerous
Llwchwr30932.3687% more dangerous
Blaenhonddan42535.4888% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Mynyddbach

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Recent Crimes in Mynyddbach

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Llangyfelach RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Llangyfelach RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Llangyfelach RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022DrugsOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Llangyfelach RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022DrugsOn or near Llangyfelach RoadOffender given a caution
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
October 2021DrugsOn or near Llangyfelach RoadFormal action is not in the public interest
October 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2021Other crimeOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Public orderOn or near Llangyfelach RoadLocal resolution
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Llangyfelach RoadUnable to prosecute suspect

Mynyddbach Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.661.42.52.1 Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson0.880.550.880.55 Safer
Drugs-0.110.110.99 Getting worse
Other Crime0.220.11-0.11 Safer
Other Theft0.220.220.330.33 Getting worse
Public Order0.550.330.880.55 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime0.220.330.440.33 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences1.91.11.11.4 Getting worse

Changes In Mynyddbach's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Mynyddbach to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Mynyddbach4.29-
Barnet67.0894% more dangerous
Croydon82.4895% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0595% more dangerous
Bristol90.5295% more dangerous
Coventry102.2496% more dangerous
Leicester111.5996% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0697% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6497% more dangerous
Bradford132.2897% more dangerous
Leeds150.9497% more dangerous

Crime in Mynyddbach's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Mynydd-bach79487First

Crime in Mynyddbach During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Mynyddbach change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Mynyddbach saw a 400% increase in anti-social behaviour. Mynyddbach saw a large fall in anti-social behaviour during November, when it fell by 50% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour------+400%--50%-
Criminal Damage and Arson----+100%-----
Public Order----------
Violence and Sexual Offences+100%--50%-----50%--

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Mynyddbach

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

How dangerous is Mynyddbach?
Mynyddbach is among the top 10 safest small town in West Glamorgan.

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

What is the least common crime in Mynyddbach?
Mynyddbach's least common crime is other crime.

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