Crime Statistics for Ystrad, Gelli, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, Aug 2020

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Crime Statistics for Ystrad, Gelli, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ystrad using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 112 street level crime incidents in Ystrad in August 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 Ystrad, 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 Crime48
Anti Social Behaviour23
Criminal Damage Arson11
Public Order9
Drugs6
Burglary5
Other Theft5
Other Crime2
Shoplifting1
Theft From The Person1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime112

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ystrad112
Tylorstown (1.24 miles)100
Pontygwaith (1.39 miles)94
Rhondda (0.56 miles)89
Blaen Clydach (1.24 miles)82
Ferndale (0.88 miles)77
Ton Pentre (1.24 miles)77
Gelli (0.88 miles)59
Blaenllechau (1.39 miles)52
Clydach Vale (1.39 miles)26

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



Most violent places near Ystrad

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ystrad48
Pontygwaith34
Tylorstown31
Ton Pentre28
Rhondda24
Ferndale19
Blaen Clydach18
Gelli15
Blaenllechau13
Clydach Vale4

Last updated: October 21, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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