Crime Statistics for Sanderstead, London, Croydon, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for Sanderstead, London, Croydon
Crime Statistics for Sanderstead, London, Croydon
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sanderstead using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 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 84 street level crime incidents in Sanderstead in March 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Sanderstead, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime20
Vehicle Crime18
Anti Social Behaviour15
Criminal Damage Arson9
Other Theft6
Public Order6
Burglary4
Drugs2
Other Crime2
Possession Of Weapons1
Shoplifting1
All Crime84

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Croydon (1.39 miles)288
Roundshaw (2.24 miles)221
Russell Hill (1.86 miles)186
Hamsey Green (1.75 miles)109
Forestdale (1.96 miles)90
Sanderstead84
Kenley (1.39 miles)82
Warlingham (2.24 miles)82
Farleigh Court (2.56 miles)12
Farleigh (2.56 miles)12

29.6%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Sanderstead

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Croydon53
Russell Hill49
Roundshaw44
Forestdale26
Kenley24
Hamsey Green19
Sanderstead19
Warlingham15
Farleigh Court1
Farleigh1

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

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