Crime Statistics for Stoke Newington, London, Hackney, February 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 February 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 1137 street level crime incidents in Stoke Newington in February 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour245
Violent Crime224
Vehicle Crime129
Other Theft94
Theft From The Person83
Public Order47
Criminal Damage Arson41
Bicycle Theft39
Possession Of Weapons15
Other Crime8
All Crime1137

Map of street level crime incidents in February 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)2012
Canonbury (1.39 miles)1780
Highbury (1.39 miles)1508
Lower Clapton (1.39 miles)1359
Clapton Park (1.39 miles)1359
Homerton (1.39 miles)1359
Stoke Newington1137
Lea Bridge (1.24 miles)1113
South Tottenham (1.24 miles)1092
Upper Clapton (0.88 miles)817

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
Lower Clapton297
Clapton Park297
Lea Bridge255
South Tottenham243
Stoke Newington224
Upper Clapton187

Last updated: April 3, 2020
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