Mynyddbach Crime Overview

Mynyddbach is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in West Glamorgan, and is the 30th most dangerous overall out of West Glamorgan's 70 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Mynyddbach in 2020 was 48 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to West Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 48% lower than the West Glamorgan rate of 70 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Mynyddbach is the 370th safest small town, and the 3,312nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2018, Mynyddbach had the worst crime rate in West Glamorgan for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.22 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Mynyddbach are violence and sexual offences, with 149 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 16. This is 23% lower than 2019's figure of 184 offences and a difference of 3.85 from 2019's crime rate of 20. Mynyddbach's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, the same as 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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Crime in Mynyddbach Compared To West Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Mynyddbach This Year

 MynyddbachWest Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15517.0512,97333.2495% safer
Bicycle Theft30.332730.70112% safer
Burglary141.541,4093.61134% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson647.043,1097.9713% safer
Drugs151.651,3773.53114% safer
Other Crime70.775591.4386% safer
Other Theft303.302,0375.2258% safer
Possession of Weapons60.662220.5714% more dangerous
Public Order626.823,5949.2135% safer
Robbery50.551520.3929% more dangerous
Shoplifting293.191,6114.1329% safer
Theft From the Person10.111720.44300% safer
Vehicle Crime485.281,6834.3118% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences14916.3911,28828.9276% safer

Mynyddbach Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Birchgrove25531.6251% safer
St. Thomas27032.6546% safer
Blaenhonddan41534.6537% safer
Bonymaen32443.0511% safer
Morriston71243.2510% safer
Mynyddbach43347.63-
Townhill43948.251.3% more dangerous
Uplands82252.109% more dangerous
Penderry70954.2612% more dangerous
Cockett77255.7615% more dangerous
Gorseinon59763.0124% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Mynyddbach

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Mynyddbach Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1471017Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.330.440.110.33Getting worse
Burglary2.52.82.81.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8987Safer
Drugs0.440.771.31.6Getting worse
Other Crime1.61.40.880.77Safer
Other Theft2.83.12.83.3Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.220.220.660.66Getting worse
Public Order4.1567Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)--0.110.55Getting worse
Shoplifting2.10.663.03.2Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.220.110.11Safer
Vehicle Crime3.04.14.55Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences15172016Safer

Changes In Mynyddbach's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Mynyddbach to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Mynyddbach47.63-
Barnet67.7130% more dangerous
Coventry77.4138% more dangerous
Croydon83.2243% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8144% more dangerous
Bristol86.2145% more dangerous
Leicester97.4451% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8754% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2856% more dangerous
Bradford133.0264% more dangerous
Leeds137.1065% more dangerous

Crime in Mynyddbach's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Mynydd-bach75383First

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 April, when Mynyddbach saw a 1,300% increase in anti-social behaviour. Mynyddbach saw a large fall in burglary during September, when it fell by 86% compared to September in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+25%+1,300%+167%+217%+100%-50%+250%-29%+40%-
Burglary---+100%--50%-86%+50%-+100%
Criminal Damage and Arson-64%-71%-40%-29%+550%-20%+50%-45%+50%+100%
Drugs--67%--------
Other Crime-50%-----+200%---
Other Theft---+100%-+25%-33%-+600%+50%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+67%-+250%-20%--14%+67%+25%-33%-80%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting+100%+200%-67%--67%-75%-50%--+100%
Vehicle Crime+300%--75%-75%--40%-50%+267%+300%+1,100%
Violence and Sexual Offences-40%-35%-45%+18%--15%-16%-40%+60%-40%

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 most dangerous small towns 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 theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021