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Crime and Safety in Uplands

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Uplands is the safest small town in West Glamorgan, and is the safest overall out of West Glamorgan's 67 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Uplands in 2021 was 0.06 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to West Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 119667% lower than the West Glamorgan rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Uplands is the third safest small town, and the 94th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crime in Uplands is public order, with 1 offence during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.06. Uplands's least common crime is public order, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Uplands 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Small Towns, West Glamorgan

125000% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

127300% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Uplands is 125000% lower than Wales and 127300% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Uplands Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Uplands 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 Uplands

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20210.061
20200.254
20190.193
20180.061
20160.061

Crime in Uplands Compared To West Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Uplands This Year

 UplandsWest Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour10.0610,50326.91 44750% safer
Public Order10.064,11010.53 17450% safer

Uplands Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Uplands10.06-
Mumbles150.9193% more dangerous
Morriston201.2195% more dangerous
Penderry161.2295% more dangerous
St. Thomas192.3097% more dangerous
Sketty543.7198% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Uplands

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Recent Crimes in Uplands

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
February 2021Public orderOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2020DrugsOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaOffender given a drugs possession warning
September 2020Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2020Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
January 2020Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2019Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2019Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
September 2019Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Uplands Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend

Changes In Uplands's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Uplands's Green Spaces

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

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Cockett Wood Park2----00.48

Comparing Uplands to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Uplands0.06-
Barnet67.08100% more dangerous
Croydon82.48100% more dangerous
Sheffield90.05100% more dangerous
Bristol90.52100% more dangerous
Coventry102.24100% more dangerous
Leicester111.59100% more dangerous
Liverpool123.06100% more dangerous
Birmingham129.64100% more dangerous
Bradford132.28100% more dangerous
Leeds150.94100% more dangerous

Crime in Uplands's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Brynmill94893First
Uplands72975Second

Crime in Uplands During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Uplands change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Uplands saw a 0% increase in vehicle crime. Uplands saw a large fall in vehicle crime during September, when it fell by 0% compared to September in 2019.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Uplands

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

How dangerous is Uplands?
Uplands is the safest small town in West Glamorgan.

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

What is the least common crime in Uplands?
Uplands's least common crime is public order.

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