Crime Statistics for Wandsworth, London, , May 2020

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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 May 2020 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 931 street level crime incidents in Wandsworth in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour505
Violent Crime138
Vehicle Crime51
Criminal Damage Arson30
Bicycle Theft28
Public Order27
Other Theft20
Other Crime9
Possession Of Weapons3
Theft From The Person3
All Crime931

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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.

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 Wandsworth 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)1494
Sands End (0.88 miles)1397
Battersea (1.96 miles)1244
Chelsea (1.75 miles)1224
Parsons Green (0.62 miles)1134
Fulham (0.88 miles)670
Southfields (1.24 miles)647
Earlsfield (1.39 miles)607
Barnes (1.96 miles)257

of Wandsworth 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 Court273
Sands End167
Parsons Green160

Last updated: July 8, 2020
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