Crime Statistics for Bexleyheath, London, Kent, June 2023

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There were a total of 251 street level crime incidents in Bexleyheath in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bexleyheath, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime69
Anti Social Behaviour48
Other Theft22
Criminal Damage Arson18
Public Order18
Theft From The Person11
Vehicle Crime10
Other Crime3
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime251

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Bexleyheath. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Bexleyheath

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Barnehurst (1.24 miles)285
Bexley (1.24 miles)269
Erith (1.75 miles)260
Northumberland Heath (1.75 miles)260
Falconwood (1.86 miles)191
Blackfen (1.96 miles)185
Crayford (1.96 miles)185
Coldblow (1.75 miles)72
Old Bexley (1.39 miles)61

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

Where are the most violent places near Bexleyheath?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Northumberland Heath112
Old Bexley19

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bexleyheath?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Bexleyheath to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Bexleyheath compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bexleyheath and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bexleyheath is ranked #7.

1Abbey Wood78
2Eltham South63
3Northumberland Heath52
6Falconwood & Welling41
7Crook Log32
8East Wickham31
9Blackfen & Lamorbey28
10Blendon & Penhill28
11West Heath25

Which road in Bexleyheath has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bexleyheath with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around this marker.

Last updated: June 2023
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