Crime Statistics for Sidcup, London, Bexley, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for Sidcup, London, Bexley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sidcup 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 167 street level crime incidents in Sidcup 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 Behaviour69
Violent Crime39
Criminal Damage Arson12
Other Theft11
Vehicle Crime11
Burglary7
Shoplifting7
Public Order6
Drugs2
Other Crime2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime167

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 Sidcup. 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 Sidcup

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St Paul’s Cray (1.86 miles)255
Bexley (1.86 miles)248
Longlands (0.69 miles)247
New Eltham (1.24 miles)239
Blackfen (1.39 miles)224
Avery Hill (1.75 miles)222
Sidcup167
Foxbury (1.39 miles)142
Chislehurst (1.75 miles)85
Ruxley (1.84 miles)56

14.5%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Sidcup

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Avery Hill55
Sidcup54
St Paul’s Cray53
Bexley49
Longlands49
New Eltham48
Blackfen48
Foxbury16
Ruxley11
Chislehurst8

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


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