Crime Statistics for Penllergaer, Swansea, Swansea, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Penllergaer, Swansea, Swansea

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Penllergaer 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 25 street level crime incidents in Penllergaer 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 Penllergaer, 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 Crime7
Anti Social Behaviour7
Public Order4
Other Theft3
Burglary2
Bicycle Theft1
Criminal Damage Arson1
All Crime25

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 Penllergaer. 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 Penllergaer

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Port Mead (1.75 miles)252
Heol-ddu (1.86 miles)140
Fforest-fach (1.96 miles)126
Gorseinon (1.86 miles)99
Cadle (0.88 miles)82
Garden Village (1.39 miles)49
Bach-y-gwreiddyn (1.39 miles)48
Gowerton (1.75 miles)37
Penllergaer25
Pontlliw (1.86 miles)13

7.2%
of Swansea residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Penllergaer

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Port Mead78
Heol-ddu42
Fforest-fach32
Cadle31
Gorseinon30
Bach-y-gwreiddyn14
Garden Village8
Gowerton7
Penllergaer7
Pontlliw1

Last updated: September 14, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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