Crime Statistics for Bermondsey, London, Southwark, 2023

Crime statistics for Bermondsey, London

There were a total of 100 street level crime incidents in Bermondsey in December 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Theft From The Person.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour33
Theft From The Person19
Violent Crime17
Other Theft9
Vehicle Crime8
Robbery4
Public Order4
Burglary2
Drugs2
Criminal Damage Arson1
Shoplifting1
All Crime100

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2023

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Bermondsey. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Bermondsey

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Spitalfields (1.24 miles)2871
Newington (0.62 miles)2610
The Borough (0.62 miles)2610
Wapping (0.88 miles)2229
Walworth (0.88 miles)1698
Shadwell (1.39 miles)1304
Ratcliff (1.39 miles)1304
Rotherhithe (1.24 miles)1203
Bermondsey100
Camberwell (1.24 miles)100

45.67%
of London Bridge & West Bermondsey residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bermondsey?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Newington517
The Borough517
Walworth465
Spitalfields424
Wapping362
Shadwell274
Ratcliff274
Rotherhithe250
Camberwell23
Bermondsey17

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bermondsey?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Bermondsey to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Bermondsey compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bermondsey and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bermondsey is ranked #9.

#WardScore
1Faraday84
2North Walworth83
3Camberwell Green79
4Old Kent Road78
5South Bermondsey75
6Newington73
7Chaucer73
8St George's63
9London Bridge & West Bermondsey63
10North Bermondsey52
11Borough & Bankside37

Which road in Bermondsey has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bermondsey with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Collingwood Street.

Last updated: December 2023
Information provided by data.police.uk
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