Crime in Pembrokeshire compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending June 2019, the crime rate in Pembrokeshire was lower than the average crime rate across similar areas.

The red and green lines show how far the crime rate would normally vary from the average. Pembrokeshire lies below the green line, so its crime rate is lower than normal for the group.

How to interpret this chart

This chart compares the crime rate in your local area to the average crime rate across similar areas. It shows the total number of crimes over a twelve month period per thousand residents, for the crime type selected.

Where your area lies in relation to the red and green lines is more important than its rank among similar areas. If your area lies between the red and green lines, its crime rate is normal for the group. If your area lies above the red line, its crime rate is higher than normal for the group, and similarly, if your area lies below the green line, its crime rate is lower than normal.

The areas shown in this chart are those that have been assessed to be most similar to your own. However, the circumstances within these areas do still vary and these variations can have an impact on the crime rates observed.

Data bounds Crime rate
Upper bound 84.57
Most Similar Group average 75.24
Lower bound 66.95
Area Crime rate
Northern Devon 53.42
Carmarthenshire 59.07
King's Lynn & West Norfolk 62.14
Pembrokeshire 62.42
Fenland 67.36
Isle of Anglesey 68.65
Copeland 71.59
Allerdale 73.91
Newark & Sherwood 74.01
Waveney 76.51
Northumberland 78.88
Boston 88.96
Conwy 89.07
Bassetlaw 92.12
Denbighshire 110.56

(Source: ONS)

Crime in Pembrokeshire compared with crime in the Dyfed Powys force area

In the year ending June 2019, the crime rate in Pembrokeshire was higher than average for the Dyfed Powys force area.

How to interpret this chart

This chart compares the crime rate in your local area to the average crime rate across the force area. It shows the total number of crimes over a twelve month period per thousand residents, for the crime type selected.

Area Crime rate
Force average 56.48
Powys 48.59
Ceredigion 53.95
Carmarthenshire 59.07
Pembrokeshire 62.42

(Source: ONS)

Crime changes over time in Pembrokeshire and in the Dyfed Powys force area

In the quarter ending June 2019, crime rates were:

  • up in Pembrokeshire
  • up in the Dyfed Powys force area

compared with the corresponding quarter in 2018.

How to interpret this chart

This chart shows how crime rates in your local area and police force area have changed over time. It also shows how the average crime rates in similar areas to your local area have changed over time.

The chart shows the quarterly crimes per thousand residents, for the crime type selected, over a three year period. Note that some crime types have distinct seasonal patterns and this should be borne in mind when viewing the chart.

Crime rate
Date Pembrokeshire Most Similar Group average Dyfed Powys Pembrokeshire
June 2016 13.18 10.82 10.05
September 2016 13.96 11.49 10.75
December 2016 13.77 11.34 9.83
March 2017 13.67 11.26 10.17
June 2017 15.99 12.60 12.11
September 2017 17.22 13.42 13.15
December 2017 16.21 12.54 11.64
March 2018 15.62 11.14 11.51
June 2018 17.96 13.19 13.35
September 2018 19.30 14.18 15.66
December 2018 18.44 13.02 13.94
March 2019 18.35 13.50 14.27
June 2019 19.15 15.78 18.56

(Source: ONS)

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