Crime Statistics for Rotherhithe, London, Southwark, June 2023

Crime statistics for Rotherhithe, London

There were a total of 1203 street level crime incidents in Rotherhithe in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour256
Violent Crime250
Theft From The Person176
Other Theft119
Burglary81
Public Order62
Vehicle Crime58
Criminal Damage Arson51
Drugs45
Bicycle Theft33
Robbery33
Shoplifting26
Other Crime7
Possession Of Weapons6
All Crime1203

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Wapping (0.88 miles)2229
Shadwell (0.62 miles)1304
Ratcliff (0.62 miles)1304
Rotherhithe1203
Poplar (1.39 miles)1190
Millwall (1.24 miles)1165
Evelyn (1.17 miles)915
Isle of Dogs (1.39 miles)887
Bermondsey (1.24 miles)100
Camberwell (1.75 miles)100

46.88%
of Rotherhithe residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Rotherhithe?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Wapping362
Shadwell274
Ratcliff274
Poplar274
Millwall257
Rotherhithe250
Evelyn227
Isle of Dogs214
Camberwell23
Bermondsey17

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

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 Rotherhithe 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 Rotherhithe compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Rotherhithe and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Rotherhithe is ranked #6.

#WardScore
1Faraday84
2Old Kent Road78
3Nunhead & Queen's Road77
4South Bermondsey75
5Peckham73
6Rotherhithe70
7Whitechapel69
8Surrey Docks65
9Evelyn64
10London Bridge & West Bermondsey63
11North Bermondsey52

Which road in Rotherhithe has the highest level of crime?

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

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