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

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Crime Statistics for South Tottenham, London, Hackney

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Tottenham 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 1837 street level crime incidents in South Tottenham 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 Behaviour1114
Violent Crime246
Vehicle Crime75
Public Order61
Criminal Damage Arson57
Other Theft51
Bicycle Theft33
Theft From The Person25
Other Crime11
Possession Of Weapons8
All Crime1837

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 Tottenham. 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 Tottenham

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Stoke Newington (1.24 miles)2061
South Tottenham1837
Upper Clapton (0.88 miles)1792
Tottenham (1.24 miles)1761
Lea Bridge (1.75 miles)1673
New River (0.93 miles)1641
Harringay (1.24 miles)1512
Tottenham Hale (0.88 miles)1461
Hornsey Vale (1.86 miles)1093
Lea (Lee) (1.86 miles)1014

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

Most violent places near South Tottenham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lea Bridge333
Stoke Newington274
Upper Clapton250
South Tottenham246
New River243
Hornsey Vale192
Lea (Lee)172
Tottenham Hale159

Last updated: July 7, 2020
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