Crime Statistics for Caterham, Tandridge, Surrey, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Caterham, Tandridge, Surrey

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Caterham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 90 street level crime incidents in Caterham in August 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Caterham, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime27
Anti Social Behaviour23
Public Order9
Vehicle Crime9
Criminal Damage Arson6
Other Theft5
Shoplifting5
Burglary2
Drugs2
Robbery1
Other Crime1
All Crime90

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Merstham (3.1 miles)112
Caterham90
Warlingham (2.24 miles)83
Hamsey Green (2.78 miles)79
Kenley (2.56 miles)71
Old Coulsdon (1.76 miles)56
Warwick Wold (2.24 miles)20
Brewer Street (2.56 miles)18
Tyler’s Green (2.24 miles)16
Church Town (2.78 miles)16



Most violent places near Caterham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Merstham28
Caterham27
Warlingham24
Hamsey Green22
Old Coulsdon16
Kenley14
Warwick Wold3
Tyler’s Green2
Church Town2
Brewer Street1

Last updated: October 2, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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