Crime Statistics for Streatham Vale, London, Merton, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Streatham Vale, London, Merton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Streatham Vale using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 975 street level crime incidents in Streatham Vale in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour541
Violent Crime151
Vehicle Crime60
Drugs46
Criminal Damage Arson41
Public Order30
Other Theft27
Burglary23
Shoplifting21
Bicycle Theft10
Robbery10
Other Crime8
Possession Of Weapons5
Theft From The Person2
All Crime975

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Streatham Hill (1.96 miles)1205
Streatham Park (0.62 miles)1164
Tooting Graveney (1.39 miles)1050
Streatham Vale975
Streatham (0.88 miles)955
Furzedown (0.62 miles)830
Norwood New Town (1.86 miles)821
Balham (1.96 miles)807
Collier’s Wood (1.24 miles)744
Mitcham (1.39 miles)534

38.8%
of Lambeth residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Streatham Vale

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Furzedown191
Collier’s Wood177
Norwood New Town172
Streatham Park167
Streatham Hill165
Streatham Vale151
Tooting Graveney149
Balham144
Streatham140
Mitcham116

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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