Crime Statistics for South Norwood, London, Croydon, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for South Norwood, London, Croydon
Crime Statistics for South Norwood, London, Croydon
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Norwood 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 932 street level crime incidents in South Norwood in March 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour290
Violent Crime282
Vehicle Crime66
Other Theft57
Criminal Damage Arson48
Public Order45
Other Crime10
Possession Of Weapons8
Theft From The Person7
Bicycle Theft4
All Crime932

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 South Norwood. 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 South Norwood

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Borad Green (1.39 miles)1159
South Norwood932
Anerley (0.88 miles)626
Penge (1.39 miles)604
Norwood New Town (1.39 miles)579
Addiscombe (1.39 miles)424
Monks Orchard (1.39 miles)370
Eden Park (1.86 miles)271
Upper Elmers End (1.96 miles)262
Shirley (1.76 miles)230

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

Most violent places near South Norwood

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Borad Green286
South Norwood241
Norwood New Town130
Monks Orchard96
Upper Elmers End73
Eden Park68

Last updated: March 2021
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