Crime Statistics for Streatham Vale, London, Merton, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Streatham Vale, London, Merton
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 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 694 street level crime incidents in Streatham Vale 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 Behaviour215
Violent Crime189
Vehicle Crime53
Public Order47
Criminal Damage Arson44
Other Theft37
Bicycle Theft6
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons5
Theft From The Person5
All Crime694

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 Vale. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 town; ?> 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)795
Tooting Graveney (1.39 miles)779
Furzedown (0.62 miles)773
Streatham Park (0.62 miles)742
Collier’s Wood (1.24 miles)735
Balham (1.96 miles)714
Streatham Vale694
Streatham (0.88 miles)603
Norwood New Town (1.86 miles)523
Mitcham (1.39 miles)319

of 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
Streatham Hill196
Tooting Graveney191
Streatham Vale189
Streatham Park186
Collier’s Wood174
Norwood New Town127

Last updated: April 2021
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