Crime Statistics for Rhyd-y-fro, Neath Port Talbot, January 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rhyd-y-fro, Rhyd-y-fro, Neath Port Talbot

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rhyd-y-fro using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so January 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 30 street level crime incidents in Rhyd-y-fro in January 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Rhyd-y-fro, 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 Crime13
Criminal Damage Arson4
Anti Social Behaviour3
Public Order3
Vehicle Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Other Theft1
All Crime30

Map of street level crime incidents in January 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Rhyd-y-fro. 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 Rhyd-y-fro

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pontardawe (0.88 miles)54
Gellinud (1.39 miles)44
Rhos (1.75 miles)39
Gellygron (0.62 miles)36
Alltwen (1.39 miles)36
Craig Llangiwg (0.62 miles)29
Craig-y-Duke (1.96 miles)27
Cilybebyll (1.96 miles)14
Cilmaengwyn (1.96 miles)7

Most violent places near Rhyd-y-fro

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Craig Llangiwg10

Last updated: March 26, 2020
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