Crime Statistics for Rotherhithe, London, Southwark, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rotherhithe, London, Southwark

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rotherhithe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 1069 street level crime incidents in Rotherhithe in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour396
Violent Crime186
Vehicle Crime77
Other Theft72
Theft From The Person63
Criminal Damage Arson47
Public Order47
Bicycle Theft25
Other Crime9
Possession Of Weapons5
All Crime1069

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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.

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
Bermondsey (1.24 miles)1766
Wapping (0.88 miles)1543
Camberwell (1.75 miles)1240
Shadwell (0.62 miles)1177
Ratcliff (0.62 miles)1177
Poplar (1.39 miles)1121
Isle of Dogs (1.39 miles)880
Evelyn (1.17 miles)875
Millwall (1.24 miles)869

of Southwark residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

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
Isle of Dogs173

Last updated: February 4, 2021
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