Crime Statistics for The Borough, London, Southwark, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for The Borough, London, Southwark
Crime Statistics for The Borough, London, Southwark
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in The Borough using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 1860 street level crime incidents in The Borough in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour584
Violent Crime345
Other Theft138
Theft From The Person137
Public Order128
Drugs99
Bicycle Theft94
Burglary76
Vehicle Crime74
Robbery58
Criminal Damage Arson57
Shoplifting46
Possession Of Weapons12
Other Crime12
All Crime1860

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

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

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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 The Borough

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Strand (1.39 miles)2104
London (1.39 miles)1964
The Borough1860
Newington1860
Bermondsey (0.62 miles)1827
Spitalfields (1.39 miles)1812
Wapping (1.39 miles)1611
Walworth (0.62 miles)1474
Lambeth (1.39 miles)1394
Camberwell (1.39 miles)1251

39.4%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near The Borough

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

LocationViolent Incidents
The Borough345
Newington345
Bermondsey339
Strand333
Wapping302
London298
Spitalfields294
Camberwell289
Walworth280
Lambeth253

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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