Crime Statistics for Stratford, London, Newham, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Stratford, London, Newham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Stratford using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 1339 street level crime incidents in Stratford in February 2020. 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 Stratford, 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 Crime237
Anti Social Behaviour231
Other Theft163
Theft From The Person153
Public Order68
Vehicle Crime66
Criminal Damage Arson64
Bicycle Theft33
Other Crime8
Possession Of Weapons7
All Crime1339

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Mile End (1.75 miles)1660
Old Ford (1.39 miles)1433
Stratford New Town1339
Forest Gate (1.39 miles)1333
Bromley (1.39 miles)1311
Mill Meads (0.62 miles)1196
Stratford Marsh (0.88 miles)1083
Hackney Wick (0.62 miles)987
Temple Mills (0.88 miles)731

Most violent places near Stratford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Mile End358
Old Ford289
Forest Gate274
Stratford Marsh238
Stratford New Town237
Mill Meads220
Hackney Wick210
Temple Mills161

Last updated: April 3, 2020
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