Crime Statistics for South Wimbledon, London, Merton, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Wimbledon, London, Merton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Wimbledon using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 443 street level crime incidents in South Wimbledon in September 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour92
Violent Crime76
Burglary47
Other Theft42
Vehicle Crime34
Public Order32
Shoplifting31
Criminal Damage Arson27
Bicycle Theft22
Drugs15
Theft From The Person11
Robbery7
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime443

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Tooting Graveney (1.39 miles)684
Collier’s Wood (1.24 miles)676
Furzedown (1.86 miles)672
South Wimbledon443
Southfields (1.86 miles)364
Morden (1.24 miles)260
Crooked Billet (1.24 miles)208
Raynes Park (1.75 miles)203
Bushey Mead (1.75 miles)203
Copse Hill (1.86 miles)137



Most violent places near South Wimbledon

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Tooting Graveney166
Furzedown152
Collier’s Wood145
South Wimbledon76
Morden76
Southfields73
Raynes Park52
Bushey Mead52
Crooked Billet39
Copse Hill27

Last updated: November 2, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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