Crime Statistics for South Lambeth, London, Lambeth, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for South Lambeth, London, Lambeth

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Lambeth 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 1294 street level crime incidents in South Lambeth 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 Behaviour548
Violent Crime238
Other Theft80
Burglary68
Public Order63
Vehicle Crime59
Criminal Damage Arson50
Drugs50
Theft From The Person41
Robbery27
Shoplifting27
Bicycle Theft26
Other Crime11
Possession Of Weapons6
All Crime1294

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 South Lambeth. 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 South Lambeth

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Walworth (1.75 miles)1394
South Lambeth1294
Stockwell (0.62 miles)1284
Lambeth (1.24 miles)1251
Pimlico (1.39 miles)1206
Brixton (0.88 miles)1187
Kennington (0.62 miles)1130
Battersea (1.24 miles)1036
Clapham (0.88 miles)942
Clapham Park (1.39 miles)787

38.8%
of Lambeth residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near South Lambeth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Walworth260
South Lambeth238
Brixton230
Stockwell225
Lambeth211
Kennington210
Pimlico189
Battersea185
Clapham159
Clapham Park124

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


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