Crime Statistics for South Hackney, London, Hackney, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for South Hackney, London, Hackney

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Hackney 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 2424 street level crime incidents in South Hackney 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 Behaviour1364
Violent Crime325
Public Order96
Bicycle Theft89
Other Theft87
Vehicle Crime77
Criminal Damage Arson76
Theft From The Person17
Possession Of Weapons16
Other Crime6
All Crime2424

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 South Hackney. 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 South Hackney

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hackney (0.62 miles)2689
Dalston (0.62 miles)2689
South Hackney2424
Homerton (0.62 miles)2224
Lower Clapton (0.62 miles)2224
Clapton Park (0.62 miles)2224
Old Ford (0.88 miles)2182
Lea Bridge (1.24 miles)2047
Hackney Wick (1.24 miles)1379
Temple Mills (1.39 miles)1126

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Most violent places near South Hackney

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Clapton335
Clapton Park335
South Hackney325
Lea Bridge311
Old Ford270
Hackney Wick168
Temple Mills159

Last updated: July 7, 2020
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