Crime Statistics for Lower Clapton, London, Hackney, September 2020

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Crime Statistics for Lower Clapton, London, Hackney

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Lower Clapton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 2020 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 1969 street level crime incidents in Lower Clapton in September 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour607
Violent Crime348
Vehicle Crime184
Bicycle Theft134
Other Theft127
Public Order122
Burglary105
Theft From The Person80
Criminal Damage Arson75
Shoplifting59
Robbery53
Drugs49
Other Crime17
Possession Of Weapons9
All Crime1969

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hackney (0.88 miles)2650
Dalston (0.88 miles)2650
South Hackney (0.62 miles)2217
Homerton1969
Clapton Park1969
Lower Clapton1969
Lea Bridge (0.62 miles)1634
Hackney Wick (1.39 miles)1210
Temple Mills (1.24 miles)967
Lea (Lee) (1.14 miles)906

39%
of Hackney residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Lower Clapton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hackney424
Dalston424
South Hackney382
Homerton348
Clapton Park348
Lower Clapton348
Lea Bridge323
Hackney Wick212
Temple Mills193
Lea (Lee)189

Last updated: November 20, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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