Crime Statistics for Wandsworth, London, , April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Wandsworth, London,
Crime Statistics for Wandsworth, London,
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Wandsworth 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 675 street level crime incidents in Wandsworth 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 Behaviour254
Violent Crime120
Vehicle Crime52
Other Theft47
Public Order40
Criminal Damage Arson31
Bicycle Theft18
Theft From The Person8
Other Crime5
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime675

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 Wandsworth. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Wandsworth

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 Wandsworth has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Earl’s Court (1.86 miles)1407
Battersea (1.96 miles)1084
Sands End (0.88 miles)1019
Chelsea (1.75 miles)1006
Parsons Green (0.62 miles)882
Fulham (0.88 miles)618
Earlsfield (1.39 miles)514
Southfields (1.24 miles)441
Barnes (1.96 miles)274

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

Most violent places near Wandsworth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Earl’s Court240
Sands End173
Parsons Green144

Last updated: April 2021
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