Crime Statistics for Plaistow, London, Newham, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Plaistow, London, Newham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Plaistow using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 760 street level crime incidents in Plaistow in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Plaistow, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime187
Anti Social Behaviour166
Other Theft88
Vehicle Crime84
Criminal Damage Arson52
Public Order34
Theft From The Person22
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft3
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime760

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bromley (1.86 miles)1410
Stratford New Town (1.76 miles)1254
Stratford (1.76 miles)1254
Plashet (1.39 miles)1230
Mill Meads (1.39 miles)1169
South Bromley (1.39 miles)1063
Blackwall (1.75 miles)860
Canning Town (0.62 miles)644
Custom House (0.88 miles)515

Most violent places near Plaistow

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Bromley202
Mill Meads200
Stratford New Town199
Canning Town126
Custom House123

Last updated: December 24, 2019
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