Crime Statistics for Lower Clapton, London, Hackney, May 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 May 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 2224 street level crime incidents in Lower Clapton in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour1210
Violent Crime335
Public Order99
Bicycle Theft91
Vehicle Crime79
Other Theft76
Criminal Damage Arson69
Possession Of Weapons16
Theft From The Person15
Other Crime7
All Crime2224

Map of street level crime incidents in May 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
South Hackney (0.62 miles)2424
Dalston (0.88 miles)2313
Hackney (0.88 miles)2313
Lower Clapton2224
Lea Bridge (0.62 miles)2047
Clapton Park1963
Lea (Lee) (1.14 miles)1319
Hackney Wick (1.39 miles)1233
Temple Mills (1.24 miles)1126

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
Clapton Park372
Lower Clapton335
South Hackney325
Lea Bridge311
Lea (Lee)189
Hackney Wick187
Temple Mills159

Last updated: July 5, 2020
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