Crime Statistics for Plumstead, London, Greenwich, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Plumstead, London, Greenwich

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Plumstead using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 726 street level crime incidents in Plumstead in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Plumstead, 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 Crime203
Anti Social Behaviour128
Vehicle Crime76
Public Order42
Other Theft39
Criminal Damage Arson36
Theft From The Person18
Other Crime13
Possession Of Weapons5
Bicycle Theft4
All Crime726

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
North Woolwich (0.88 miles)628
Charlton (1.86 miles)448
Abbey Wood (1.24 miles)403
Thamesmead (2.24 miles)379
Beckton (1.96 miles)339
Plumstead Common (0.88 miles)336
Shooters Hill (1.39 miles)299
Creekmouth (1.96 miles)185
Falconwood (1.96 miles)183

Most violent places near Plumstead

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

LocationViolent Incidents
North Woolwich174
Abbey Wood108
Plumstead Common87
Shooters Hill81

Last updated: December 24, 2019
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