Crime Statistics for Wandsworth, London, , December 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 December 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 757 street level crime incidents in Wandsworth in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour256
Violent Crime118
Other Theft70
Vehicle Crime66
Burglary61
Shoplifting34
Criminal Damage Arson33
Public Order33
Drugs32
Bicycle Theft22
Theft From The Person17
Robbery8
Possession Of Weapons5
Other Crime2
All Crime757

Map of street level crime incidents in December 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)1430
Sands End (0.88 miles)1101
Battersea (1.96 miles)1036
Chelsea (1.75 miles)1003
Parsons Green (0.62 miles)930
Wandsworth757
Fulham (0.88 miles)629
Earlsfield (1.39 miles)511
Southfields (1.24 miles)473
Barnes (1.96 miles)295

35.4%
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 Court269
Sands End194
Chelsea189
Battersea185
Parsons Green157
Earlsfield119
Wandsworth118
Fulham109
Southfields83
Barnes53

Last updated: February 5, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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