Crime Statistics for Brixton, London, Lambeth, June 2021

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Crime Statistics for Brixton, London, Lambeth
Crime Statistics for Brixton, London, Lambeth
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Brixton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 1451 street level crime incidents in Brixton in June 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour410
Violent Crime393
Other Theft129
Criminal Damage Arson75
Vehicle Crime69
Public Order65
Bicycle Theft48
Theft From The Person38
Possession Of Weapons12
Other Crime8
All Crime1451

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2021

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

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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 Brixton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Lambeth (0.88 miles)1613
Stockwell (0.62 miles)1539
Kennington (1.39 miles)1295
Clapham (1.24 miles)1078
Clapham Park (1.39 miles)915
Streatham Hill (1.39 miles)864
Tulse Hill (1.24 miles)734
Herne Hill (0.88 miles)617
Knight’s Hill (1.39 miles)558

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

Most violent places near Brixton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Lambeth420
Clapham Park207
Streatham Hill203
Tulse Hill195
Herne Hill153
Knight’s Hill140

Last updated: June 2021
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