Crime Statistics for Highgate, London, Camden, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Highgate, London, Camden

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Highgate using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 2019 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 511 street level crime incidents in Highgate in October 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour120
Violent Crime88
Vehicle Crime83
Other Theft39
Public Order39
Criminal Damage Arson26
Theft From The Person16
Bicycle Theft8
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime511

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Finsbury Park (1.39 miles)1642
Tufnell Park (1.39 miles)1405
Gospel Oak (1.24 miles)1254
Hampstead (1.75 miles)1009
Hornsey Vale (1.39 miles)943
Crouch End (0.88 miles)784
Cranley Gardens (1.24 miles)324
Fortis Green (1.39 miles)225
Hampstead Garden Suburb (1.39 miles)200

Most violent places near Highgate

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Finsbury Park350
Tufnell Park292
Gospel Oak222
Hornsey Vale161
Crouch End125
Fortis Green44
Cranley Gardens43
Hampstead Garden Suburb32

Last updated: November 24, 2019
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