Crime Statistics for Shoreditch, City of London, Islington, Feb 2021

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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 February 2021 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 1206 street level crime incidents in Shoreditch in February 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour471
Violent Crime162
Burglary81
Theft From The Person73
Drugs71
Other Theft68
Public Order63
Shoplifting47
Vehicle Crime42
Criminal Damage Arson39
Bicycle Theft35
Robbery32
Other Crime14
Possession Of Weapons8
All Crime1206

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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.

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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
Bethnal Green (1.24 miles)1799
Bloomsbury (1.24 miles)1691
St Pancras (1.24 miles)1691
Haggerston (0.88 miles)1672
Canonbury (1.24 miles)1495
Finsbury (0.62 miles)1481
Spitalfields (0.88 miles)1355
London (0.88 miles)1329
St Luke’s1206
Shoreditch1206

39.4%
of 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
St Pancras367
Haggerston301
Finsbury290
Bethnal Green288
London285
Canonbury254
Spitalfields241
Bloomsbury233
St Luke’s229
Shoreditch229

Last updated: February 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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