Crime Statistics for Fforest-fach, Waunarlwydd, Swansea, Jul 2020

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Crime Statistics for Fforest-fach, Waunarlwydd, Swansea

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Fforest-fach using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 126 street level crime incidents in Fforest-fach in July 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 Fforest-fach, 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 Arson15
Public Order14
Vehicle Crime9
Other Theft7
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
Other Crime1
All Crime126

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Mayhill (1.39 miles)586
Abertawe (Swansea) (1.39 miles)586
Cwmdu (1.39 miles)586
Port Mead (0.88 miles)252
Gendros (0.62 miles)239
Cockett (0.62 miles)159
Ty-coch (1.24 miles)151
Cadle (1.24 miles)83
Waunarlwydd (1.24 miles)70

of Swansea residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Fforest-fach

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Abertawe (Swansea)143
Port Mead78

Last updated: September 5, 2020
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