Crime Statistics for Walworth, London, Southwark, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for Walworth, London, Southwark

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Walworth using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 1434 street level crime incidents in Walworth in February 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour541
Violent Crime294
Other Theft85
Vehicle Crime75
Criminal Damage Arson69
Public Order54
Theft From The Person51
Bicycle Theft30
Other Crime14
Possession Of Weapons9
All Crime1434

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
The Borough (0.62 miles)1645
Newington (0.62 miles)1645
Bermondsey (0.88 miles)1618
Wapping (1.75 miles)1420
South Lambeth (1.75 miles)1267
Lambeth (1.24 miles)1227
Camberwell (0.88 miles)1196
Kennington (1.39 miles)1100
Peckham (1.75 miles)828

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

Most violent places near Walworth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
The Borough307
South Lambeth238

Last updated: February 2021
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