Crime Statistics for North Woolwich, London, Greenwich, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for North Woolwich, London, Greenwich

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in North Woolwich using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 601 street level crime incidents in North Woolwich in February 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour181
Violent Crime140
Drugs51
Vehicle Crime46
Public Order45
Other Theft32
Shoplifting28
Criminal Damage Arson27
Burglary20
Robbery11
Other Crime7
Theft From The Person6
Bicycle Theft5
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime601

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to North Woolwich

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Plumstead (0.88 miles)722
North Woolwich601
Custom House (1.76 miles)551
New Charlton (1.96 miles)467
Abbey Wood (1.96 miles)445
Charlton (1.39 miles)431
Plumstead Common (1.75 miles)338
Beckton (1.24 miles)295
Shooters Hill (1.86 miles)258
Creekmouth (1.75 miles)192

53.7%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near North Woolwich

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Plumstead167
North Woolwich138
Custom House122
Abbey Wood116
Charlton98
New Charlton91
Plumstead Common83
Shooters Hill77
Beckton55
Creekmouth37

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


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