Crime Statistics for Barnehurst, London, Bexley, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for Barnehurst, London, Bexley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Barnehurst using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2021 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 220 street level crime incidents in Barnehurst in February 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour76
Violent Crime44
Shoplifting19
Criminal Damage Arson18
Vehicle Crime15
Drugs13
Public Order10
Burglary5
Other Theft5
Other Crime5
Robbery3
Theft From The Person3
Bicycle Theft2
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime220

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Barnehurst

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Colyers (1.34 miles)293
Northumberland Heath (1.24 miles)248
Erith (1.24 miles)248
Barnehurst220
Bexleyheath (1.24 miles)217
Barnes Cray (1.24 miles)203
Crayford (0.88 miles)156
Bowmans (1.75 miles)150
Old Bexley (1.39 miles)87
Coldblow (1.24 miles)72

14.1%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Barnehurst

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Colyers109
Northumberland Heath82
Erith82
Barnes Cray62
Crayford57
Bexleyheath49
Bowmans48
Barnehurst44
Coldblow21
Old Bexley13

Last updated: February 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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