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 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 166 street level crime incidents in Pontypridd 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 Behaviour74
Violent Crime40
Public Order12
Criminal Damage Arson11
Other Theft9
Shoplifting8
Drugs6
Other Crime3
Theft From The Person2
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime166

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 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)201
Rhydyfelin (1.39 miles)180
Pontypridd166
Pont Sion Norton (1.39 miles)160
Upper Church Village (1.96 miles)134
Hopkinstown (0.88 miles)130
Graig (0.62 miles)107
Maesycoed (0.62 miles)107
Church Village (1.96 miles)75
Cilfynydd (1.96 miles)67

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



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
Taff42
Pontypridd40
Pont Sion Norton35
Graig33
Maesycoed33
Rhydyfelin27
Hopkinstown26
Cilfynydd24
Church Village19
Upper Church Village15

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


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