Crime Statistics for Lower Clapton, London, Hackney, September 2019

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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 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 1448 street level crime incidents in Lower Clapton in September 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour338
Violent Crime304
Vehicle Crime113
Other Theft110
Public Order77
Criminal Damage Arson76
Bicycle Theft65
Theft From The Person61
Possession Of Weapons11
Other Crime8
All Crime1448

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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)2054
Dalston (0.88 miles)2054
South Hackney (0.62 miles)1570
Clapton Park1448
Lower Clapton1448
Lea Bridge (0.62 miles)1234
Hackney Wick (1.39 miles)880
Lea (Lee) (1.14 miles)695
Temple Mills (1.24 miles)646

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
South Hackney311
Clapton Park304
Lower Clapton304
Lea Bridge281
Hackney Wick165
Lea (Lee)152
Temple Mills132

Last updated: November 1, 2019
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