Crime Statistics for Pontypridd, Y Graig, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

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Crime Statistics for Pontypridd, Y Graig, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pontypridd using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 160 street level crime incidents in Pontypridd in February 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Pontypridd, 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 Crime46
Shoplifting31
Anti Social Behaviour21
Burglary12
Criminal Damage Arson12
Drugs12
Other Theft11
Public Order8
Vehicle Crime3
Other Crime2
Robbery1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime160

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Taff (0.57 miles)180
Pont Sion Norton (1.39 miles)172
Pontypridd160
Hopkinstown (0.88 miles)117
Graig (0.62 miles)93
Maesycoed (0.62 miles)93
Rhydyfelin (1.39 miles)87
Cilfynydd (1.96 miles)66
Upper Church Village (1.96 miles)58
Church Village (1.96 miles)58



Most violent places near Pontypridd

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Taff56
Pont Sion Norton48
Pontypridd46
Rhydyfelin40
Hopkinstown37
Graig32
Maesycoed32
Upper Church Village28
Church Village28
Cilfynydd22

Last updated: April 2, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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