Swansea crime stats

The overall crime rate in Swansea postcode area is 78.3 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 22.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 89% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 28.0% over the last twelve months.The category of "public order crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Public order crime" rate is at 110% of national crime rate which puts Swansea on 24. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Public order crime" makes up 10.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "public order crime" is 5.9k cases and has decreased by 23.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Swansea crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.1%36. lowest89%22.6k-18.6%
Antisocial behaviour crime →15.9%32. lowest79%9.0k-9.9%
Public order crime →10.5%24. highest110%5.9k-23.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.5%30. lowest86%4.8k-19.8%
Shoplifting crime →7.5%22. lowest77%4.2k28.0%
Other theft crime →6.0%8. lowest60%3.4k-10.7%
Vehicle crime →2.7%12. lowest35%1.5k-20.0%
Burglary crime →2.6%6. lowest47%1.4k-17.1%
Drugs crime →2.4%25. lowest70%1.4k-38.9%
Other crime →1.6%22. lowest67%897-15.8%
Theft from the person crime →0.7%38. lowest25%3885.1%
Possession of weapons crime →0.7%17. lowest58%383-4.5%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%16. lowest47%363-0.5%
Robbery crime →0.2%2. lowest15%1360.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Swansea crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Swansea postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Swansea crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSwansea postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour12.515.7
Bicycle theft0.51.1
Criminal damage and arson6.67.7
Other crime1.21.9
Other theft4.77.8
Possession of weapons0.50.9
Public order8.27.4
Theft from the person0.52.1
Vehicle crime2.16.2
Violent crime31.435.1

Swansea crime rate comparison map

Swansea crime rate comparison map

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