Crime Statistics for Lea (Lee), London, Waltham Forest, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for Lea (Lee), London, Waltham Forest

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Lea (Lee) 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 714 street level crime incidents in Lea (Lee) 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 Behaviour284
Violent Crime133
Vehicle Crime56
Drugs45
Other Theft40
Public Order34
Criminal Damage Arson32
Burglary28
Robbery21
Bicycle Theft12
Other Crime12
Theft From The Person9
Possession Of Weapons6
Shoplifting2
All Crime714

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 Lea (Lee). 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.

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Lea (Lee)

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Hackney (1.73 miles)1624
Clapton Park (1.14 miles)1447
Lower Clapton (1.14 miles)1447
Homerton (1.14 miles)1447
Stoke Newington (1.73 miles)1316
Lea Bridge (0.61 miles)1180
Upper Clapton (1.07 miles)1026
Walthamstow (1.64 miles)1003
Lea (Lee)714
Temple Mills (1.33 miles)711

38.7%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Lea (Lee)

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Hackney366
Clapton Park328
Lower Clapton328
Homerton328
Lea Bridge259
Stoke Newington234
Upper Clapton209
Walthamstow207
Temple Mills163
Lea (Lee)140

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


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