Crime Statistics for Taff Merthyr Garden Village, Quakers Yard, Merthyr Tydfil

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Crime Statistics for Taff Merthyr Garden Village, Quakers Yard, Merthyr Tydfil

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Taff Merthyr Garden Village using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 57 street level crime incidents in Taff Merthyr Garden Village in December 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Taff Merthyr Garden Village, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime24
Anti Social Behaviour18
Public Order4
Criminal Damage Arson3
Vehicle Crime3
Other Theft2
Other Crime2
All Crime57

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Taff Merthyr Garden Village. 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 Taff Merthyr Garden Village

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Penpedairheol (2.48 miles)80
Craig Berthlwyd (0.88 miles)61
Taff Merthyr Garden Village57
Edwardsville (1.39 miles)56
Gelligaer (1.96 miles)51
Llancaiach (0.88 miles)39
Abercynon (1.76 miles)34
Nelson (1.39 miles)26
Cwmfelin (1.96 miles)7
Tai’r-heol (1.86 miles)5

of Merthyr Tydfil residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Taff Merthyr Garden Village

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Taff Merthyr Garden Village24
Craig Berthlwyd22

Last updated: February 4, 2021
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