Crime Statistics for Stoke Newington, London, Hackney, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Stoke Newington, London, Hackney

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Stoke Newington using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 1402 street level crime incidents in Stoke Newington in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour478
Violent Crime234
Vehicle Crime97
Theft From The Person96
Other Theft80
Criminal Damage Arson55
Public Order52
Bicycle Theft50
Possession Of Weapons7
Other Crime7
All Crime1402

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Dalston (1.39 miles)1961
Canonbury (1.39 miles)1676
Clapton Park (1.39 miles)1577
Homerton (1.39 miles)1577
Lower Clapton (1.39 miles)1577
Stoke Newington1402
Highbury (1.39 miles)1373
Lea Bridge (1.24 miles)1310
South Tottenham (1.24 miles)1257
Upper Clapton (0.88 miles)1074

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

Most violent places near Stoke Newington

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Clapton Park328
Lower Clapton328
Lea Bridge259
South Tottenham254
Stoke Newington234
Upper Clapton209

Last updated: February 4, 2021
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