Crime Statistics for St Luke’s, City of London, Islington

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Crime Statistics for St Luke’s, City of London, Islington

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in St Luke’s 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 1560 street level crime incidents in St Luke’s 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 Behaviour432
Violent Crime229
Theft From The Person156
Other Theft153
Drugs88
Burglary75
Public Order74
Robbery70
Shoplifting68
Bicycle Theft65
Criminal Damage Arson60
Vehicle Crime57
Other Crime17
Possession Of Weapons16
All Crime1560

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 St Luke’s. 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 St Luke’s

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bloomsbury (1.24 miles)3053
St Pancras (1.24 miles)3053
London (0.88 miles)2354
Bethnal Green (1.24 miles)2144
Finsbury (0.62 miles)2115
Haggerston (0.88 miles)1976
Spitalfields (0.88 miles)1757
Canonbury (1.24 miles)1676
St Luke’s1560
Shoreditch1560

36.7%
of City of London residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near St Luke’s

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bloomsbury367
St Pancras367
Bethnal Green324
Haggerston301
Finsbury290
London285
Canonbury254
Spitalfields241
St Luke’s229
Shoreditch229

Last updated: February 4, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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