Crime Statistics for Pontygwaith, Llwynypia, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

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Crime Statistics for Pontygwaith, Llwynypia, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pontygwaith 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 97 street level crime incidents in Pontygwaith 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 Pontygwaith, 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 Crime32
Anti Social Behaviour22
Criminal Damage Arson10
Other Theft9
Public Order8
Drugs4
Shoplifting3
Vehicle Crime3
Burglary2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
Other Crime1
All Crime97

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 Pontygwaith. 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 Pontygwaith

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Tonypandy (1.39 miles)126
Wattstown (0.88 miles)112
Pontygwaith97
Tylorstown (0.62 miles)80
Ystrad (1.39 miles)71
Blaen Clydach (1.39 miles)69
Rhondda (1.92 miles)65
Gelli (1.86 miles)63
Ferndale (1.39 miles)62
Clydach Vale (1.96 miles)27

3.2%
of Rhondda Cynon Taf residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Pontygwaith

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Wattstown44
Tonypandy39
Pontygwaith32
Tylorstown26
Ystrad25
Rhondda22
Gelli20
Ferndale20
Blaen Clydach14
Clydach Vale4

Last updated: February 3, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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