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Crime and Safety in Penderry

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Penderry is among the top 5 safest small towns in West Glamorgan, and is among the top 5 safest overall out of West Glamorgan's 67 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Penderry in 2021 was 1.2 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to West Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 5790% lower than the West Glamorgan rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Penderry is the 27th safest small town, and the 132nd safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crime in Penderry is public order, with 6 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.46. Penderry's least common crime is criminal damage and arson, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 2 crimes.

Penderry 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Safest

Small Towns, West Glamorgan

6052% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

6166% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Penderry is 6052% lower than Wales and 6166% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Penderry Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Penderry 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 Penderry

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211.216
20200.466
20190.8411
20180.466
20170.152
20160.152

Crime in Penderry Compared To West Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Penderry This Year

 PenderryWest Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour10.0810,50326.91 33538% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson20.153,1808.15 5333% safer
Other Theft20.151,9294.94 3193% safer
Public Order60.464,11010.53 2189% safer
Vehicle Crime20.151,4513.72 2380% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences40.3112,32031.56 10081% safer

Penderry Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Uplands10.061933% safer
Mumbles150.9134% safer
Morriston201.210.83% safer
Penderry161.22-
St. Thomas192.3047% more dangerous
Sketty543.7167% more dangerous
Mynyddbach394.2972% more dangerous
Bonymaen486.3881% more dangerous
Castle1417.8885% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Penderry

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Recent Crimes in Penderry

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Afon-Llan GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Afon-Llan GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Afon-Llan GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Milford WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Afon-Llan GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Milford WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
December 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Public orderOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Public orderOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Public orderOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2021Other theftOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
September 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Public orderOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
May 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Afon-Llan GardensOffender given a caution
May 2021Other theftOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
May 2021Public orderOn or near Milford WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Afon-Llan GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Penderry Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.310.310.150.08 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson0.230.230.150.15 Safer
Other Theft0.080.080.080.15 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime-0.080.080.15 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences-0.150.150.31 Getting worse

Changes In Penderry's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Penderry's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Penderry that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Mynydd Newydd14-1-11132.4

Comparing Penderry to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Penderry1.22-
Barnet67.0898% more dangerous
Croydon82.4899% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0599% more dangerous
Bristol90.5299% more dangerous
Coventry102.2499% more dangerous
Leicester111.5999% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0699% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6499% more dangerous
Bradford132.2899% more dangerous
Leeds150.9499% more dangerous

Crime in Penderry's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Penderry1,051109First
Ravenhill877104Second

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Penderry

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

How dangerous is Penderry?
Penderry is among the top 5 safest small towns in West Glamorgan.

What is Penderry's most common crime?
The most common crime in Penderry is public order.

What is the least common crime in Penderry?
Penderry's least common crime is criminal damage and arson.

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