Crime Statistics for Walworth, London, Southwark, September 2019

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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 September 2019 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 1418 street level crime incidents in Walworth in September 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour326
Violent Crime310
Vehicle Crime108
Other Theft100
Theft From The Person83
Public Order71
Criminal Damage Arson61
Bicycle Theft38
Possession Of Weapons16
Other Crime11
All Crime1418

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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)1998
Newington (0.62 miles)1998
Bermondsey (0.88 miles)1867
Wapping (1.75 miles)1786
South Lambeth (1.75 miles)1290
Lambeth (1.24 miles)1236
Camberwell (0.88 miles)1171
Kennington (1.39 miles)1077
Peckham (1.75 miles)854

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 Borough342
South Lambeth315

Last updated: November 3, 2019
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