Crime Statistics for Shoreditch, City of London, Islington, Nov 2020

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Crime Statistics for Shoreditch, City of London, Islington

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shoreditch using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 1892 street level crime incidents in Shoreditch in November 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour590
Violent Crime212
Theft From The Person198
Bicycle Theft154
Other Theft143
Public Order81
Vehicle Crime66
Criminal Damage Arson56
Other Crime15
Possession Of Weapons6
All Crime1892

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bloomsbury (1.24 miles)2756
St Pancras (1.24 miles)2756
Bethnal Green (1.24 miles)2719
Haggerston (0.88 miles)2365
London (0.88 miles)2280
Finsbury (0.62 miles)2141
Spitalfields (0.88 miles)2094
St Luke’s1892
Canonbury (1.24 miles)1872

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

Most violent places near Shoreditch

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bethnal Green371
St Pancras311
St Luke’s212

Last updated: December 30, 2020
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