Crime Statistics for Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for Port Talbot, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
Crime Statistics for Port Talbot, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Port Talbot using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 2021 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 124 street level crime incidents in Port Talbot in March 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour46
Violent Crime36
Public Order14
Criminal Damage Arson9
Other Theft4
Vehicle Crime4
Other Crime4
All Crime124

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Port Talbot. 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 Port Talbot

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Corlannau (0.88 miles)190
Aberavon (0.62 miles)189
Sandfields (0.88 miles)159
Port Talbot124
Taibach (1.24 miles)124
Caerhendy (1.76 miles)123
Pantdu (1.76 miles)123
Goytre (1.86 miles)79
Baglan (1.86 miles)73
Margam (2.24 miles)55

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

Most violent places near Port Talbot

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Port Talbot36

Last updated: March 2021
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