Crime Statistics for Upper Clapton, London, Hackney, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Upper Clapton, London, Hackney

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Upper Clapton 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 1074 street level crime incidents in Upper Clapton 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 Behaviour429
Violent Crime209
Vehicle Crime75
Other Theft56
Criminal Damage Arson53
Public Order49
Bicycle Theft26
Theft From The Person20
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime1074

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 Upper 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 Upper Clapton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Clapton Park (1.39 miles)1577
Lower Clapton (1.39 miles)1577
Homerton (1.39 miles)1577
Stoke Newington (0.88 miles)1402
New River (1.69 miles)1337
Lea Bridge (0.88 miles)1310
South Tottenham (0.88 miles)1257
Upper Clapton1074
Tottenham Hale (1.24 miles)1051
Lea (Lee) (1.07 miles)732

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

Most violent places near Upper Clapton

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Upper Clapton 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
New River228
Tottenham Hale227
Upper Clapton209
Lea (Lee)140

Last updated: February 5, 2021
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