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Swansea crowned the UK’s 9th safest city to live in

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New research has revealed the safest (and least safe) places to live in the UK. And Swansea has been named in the top 10 safest places to live.

Training company Get Licensed looked at factors including how safe the location feels to locals, how safe it is to get a taxi, as well as crime statistics for drugs, weapon and violent offences.

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So, what does the research reveal about Swansea?

Swansea is the 9th safest place to live in the UK with a Safety Index Score of 6.38.

Residents of Swansea also have the UK’s 9th highest perceived safety rate, with a Perceived Safety Score of 8.27. This shows residents have some the UK’s lowest fears for safely walking alone at night, worries of being mugged or robbed, worries of being attacked or of hate crimes.

The only other Welsh entry on the list is Cardiff, which comes in 2 places lower than Swansea at 11th.

You can take a look at the full results of the survey on Get Licensed‘s website.

(Lead image: South Wales Police)

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