Crime Statistics for Gospel Oak, London, Camden, May 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Gospel Oak using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2022 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 1253 street level crime incidents in Gospel Oak in May 2022. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour265
Violent Crime243
Other Theft157
Vehicle Crime108
Theft From The Person103
Public Order75
Criminal Damage Arson53
Drugs52
Bicycle Theft51
Burglary47
Robbery44
Shoplifting44
Other Crime7
Possession Of Weapons4
All Crime1253

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2022

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



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Gospel Oak

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Camden Town (0.88 miles)1950
Finsbury Park (1.39 miles)1610
Lower Holloway (1.24 miles)1551
Tufnell Park (0.62 miles)1455
Kentish Town (0.62 miles)1296
Maitland Park (0.62 miles)1296
Gospel Oak1253
South Hampstead (1.39 miles)1039
Hampstead (1.24 miles)956
Highgate (1.24 miles)500



Most violent places near Gospel Oak

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Camden Town366
Finsbury Park348
Lower Holloway309
Tufnell Park289
Kentish Town251
Maitland Park251
Gospel Oak243
South Hampstead198
Hampstead174
Highgate105

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Last updated: May 2022
Information provided by data.police.uk
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