Crime Statistics for Pencaerau, Briton Ferry, Neath Port Talbot

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Crime Statistics for Pencaerau, Briton Ferry, Neath Port Talbot

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pencaerau 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 98 street level crime incidents in Pencaerau 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 Behaviour47
Violent Crime28
Public Order7
Criminal Damage Arson6
Drugs3
Burglary2
Other Theft2
Shoplifting2
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime98

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 Pencaerau. 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 Pencaerau

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Neath (Castell-Nedd) (1.24 miles)248
Castell-Nedd (Neath) (1.24 miles)223
Cimla (1.39 miles)149
Pencaerau98
Briton Ferry (0.88 miles)55
Neath (1.14 miles)39
Llandarcy (1.86 miles)15
Gelli-gaer (1.39 miles)12
Jersey Marine (1.96 miles)12
Tennant Canal (1.69 miles)10

2.6%
of Neath Port Talbot residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Pencaerau

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Neath (Castell-Nedd)61
Castell-Nedd (Neath)59
Cimla46
Pencaerau28
Briton Ferry20
Neath11
Llandarcy7
Tennant Canal5
Gelli-gaer4
Jersey Marine3

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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