Crime Statistics for Streatham, London, Lambeth, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Streatham, London, Lambeth
Crime Statistics for Streatham, London, Lambeth
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Streatham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 603 street level crime incidents in Streatham in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour175
Violent Crime159
Vehicle Crime52
Public Order47
Other Theft39
Criminal Damage Arson30
Theft From The Person13
Bicycle Theft9
Other Crime8
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime603

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

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

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 Streatham has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Streatham Hill (1.24 miles)795
Tooting Graveney (1.86 miles)779
Furzedown (1.39 miles)773
Tulse Hill (1.39 miles)759
Streatham Park (0.62 miles)742
Balham (1.75 miles)714
Streatham Vale (0.88 miles)694
Norwood New Town (1.39 miles)523
Knight’s Hill (1.75 miles)497

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

Most violent places near Streatham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Streatham Hill196
Tooting Graveney191
Streatham Vale189
Tulse Hill188
Streatham Park186
Norwood New Town127
Knight’s Hill117

Last updated: April 2021
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