Crime Statistics for Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot, May 2020

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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 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 138 street level crime incidents in Port Talbot 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 Behaviour67
Violent Crime37
Public Order12
Other Theft7
Criminal Damage Arson5
Drugs3
Burglary2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
Vehicle Crime1
Other Crime1
All Crime138

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 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
Aberavon (0.62 miles)235
Corlannau (0.88 miles)206
Sandfields (0.88 miles)175
Taibach (1.24 miles)159
Pantdu (1.76 miles)154
Port Talbot138
Caerhendy (1.76 miles)91
Goytre (1.86 miles)88
Margam (2.24 miles)88
Baglan (1.86 miles)83

2.6%
of Neath Port Talbot 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
Aberavon79
Corlannau61
Sandfields53
Port Talbot37
Pantdu36
Baglan34
Taibach31
Caerhendy31
Goytre16
Margam15

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


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