Crime Statistics for Stockwell, London, Lambeth, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Stockwell, London, Lambeth

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Stockwell using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 2019 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 1383 street level crime incidents in Stockwell in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Stockwell, 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 Crime311
Anti Social Behaviour291
Other Theft156
Theft From The Person97
Vehicle Crime93
Public Order56
Criminal Damage Arson49
Bicycle Theft29
Other Crime22
Possession Of Weapons10
All Crime1383

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Stockwell. 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 Stockwell

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Lambeth (0.62 miles)1434
Kennington (1.24 miles)1267
Brixton (0.62 miles)1208
Battersea (1.39 miles)902
Clapham (0.62 miles)835
Streatham Hill (1.24 miles)690
Clapham Park (0.88 miles)689
Tulse Hill (1.39 miles)674
Herne Hill (1.39 miles)537

Most violent places near Stockwell

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Lambeth306
Streatham Hill173
Tulse Hill160
Clapham Park135
Herne Hill102

Last updated: December 25, 2019
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