Crime Statistics for South Wimbledon, London, Merton, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for South Wimbledon, London, Merton
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 March 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 448 street level crime incidents in South Wimbledon in March 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour149
Violent Crime70
Shoplifting43
Criminal Damage Arson31
Public Order30
Vehicle Crime26
Burglary23
Drugs21
Other Theft19
Robbery13
Bicycle Theft11
Other Crime5
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime448

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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)828
Furzedown (1.86 miles)809
Collier’s Wood (1.24 miles)738
Southfields (1.86 miles)449
South Wimbledon448
Morden (1.24 miles)294
Raynes Park (1.75 miles)256
Bushey Mead (1.75 miles)256
Crooked Billet (1.24 miles)208
Copse Hill (1.86 miles)158

37.8%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



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
Collier’s Wood145
Furzedown142
South Wimbledon85
Southfields83
Morden63
Raynes Park53
Bushey Mead53
Crooked Billet43
Copse Hill37

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

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