Crime Statistics for Bloomsbury, London, Camden, July 2021

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Crime Statistics for Bloomsbury, London, Camden
Crime Statistics for Bloomsbury, London, Camden
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bloomsbury using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 4214 street level crime incidents in Bloomsbury in July 2021. The largest category was Other Theft, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Other Theft870
Anti Social Behaviour757
Theft From The Person693
Violent Crime624
Public Order272
Drugs165
Robbery165
Criminal Damage Arson146
Vehicle Crime137
Shoplifting127
Bicycle Theft119
Burglary102
Other Crime19
Possession Of Weapons18
All Crime4214

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Bloomsbury. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Bloomsbury

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St Pancras4214
Bloomsbury4214
Holborn (0.62 miles)4140
Strand (1.24 miles)3721
London (0.88 miles)3469
Finsbury (0.62 miles)2731
Regent’s Park (1.24 miles)2417
St Luke’s (1.24 miles)2202
Shoreditch (1.24 miles)2202
Barnsbury (1.24 miles)2184

39.4%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Bloomsbury

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Strand654
Holborn640
St Pancras624
Bloomsbury624
London604
Barnsbury433
Finsbury419
St Luke’s379
Shoreditch379
Regent’s Park362

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

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