Crime Statistics for Hither Green, London, Lewisham, November 2020

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Crime Statistics for Hither Green, London, Lewisham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Hither Green using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 843 street level crime incidents in Hither Green in November 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour196
Violent Crime193
Vehicle Crime82
Burglary75
Other Theft61
Public Order54
Shoplifting45
Drugs43
Criminal Damage Arson36
Bicycle Theft16
Robbery15
Other Crime11
Theft From The Person10
Possession Of Weapons6
All Crime843

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St Johns (1.63 miles)1085
Ladywell (1.25 miles)853
Hither Green843
Catford (1.02 miles)805
Brockley (1.87 miles)666
Blackheath (1.06 miles)608
Greenwich (1.68 miles)599
Blackheath Park (0.76 miles)464
Kidbrooke (1.63 miles)385
Horn Park (1.14 miles)367

33.7%
of Lewisham residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Hither Green

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St Johns210
Hither Green193
Catford191
Ladywell181
Brockley123
Blackheath117
Blackheath Park117
Greenwich115
Kidbrooke103
Horn Park91

Last updated: December 27, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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