Crime Statistics for Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Carmarthen, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Carmarthen using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 199 street level crime incidents in Carmarthen in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour91
Violent Crime36
Criminal Damage Arson8
Other Theft7
Public Order7
Vehicle Crime5
Other Crime3
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime199

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Carmarthen. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.

Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Carmarthen

We've taken the ten nearest places to Carmarthen and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Carmarthen has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Caerfyrddin (Carmarthen)199
Ffynnon-ddrain (0.88 miles)161
Tanerdy (0.88 miles)98
Johnstown (1.39 miles)35
Abergwili (1.39 miles)34
Bolahaul (1.39 miles)27
Bryn Myrddin (1.96 miles)11
Peniel (2.78 miles)8
Cwmffrwd (1.96 miles)4

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Most violent places near Carmarthen

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Carmarthen and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Caerfyrddin (Carmarthen)36
Bryn Myrddin5

Last updated: July 1, 2020
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