Crime Statistics for Garndiffaith, Varteg, Torfaen, June 2020

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Crime Statistics for Garndiffaith, Varteg, Torfaen

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Garndiffaith using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 68 street level crime incidents in Garndiffaith in June 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 Garndiffaith, 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 Crime35
Anti Social Behaviour16
Public Order8
Burglary2
Other Theft2
Vehicle Crime2
Other Crime2
Shoplifting1
All Crime68

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pontnewynydd (2.56 miles)190
Abersychan (1.24 miles)96
Talywain (0.62 miles)87
Coedcae (1.86 miles)69
Garndiffaith68
Forge Side (2.24 miles)54
Cwm Ffrwd-oer (2.49 miles)44
Golynos (0.88 miles)41
British (1.39 miles)33
Cwmavon (0.88 miles)31

2.6%
of Torfaen residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Garndiffaith

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Abersychan41
Pontnewynydd35
Garndiffaith35
Talywain25
Coedcae24
Golynos21
British19
Forge Side14
Cwmavon13
Cwm Ffrwd-oer11

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


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