South East London crime stats

February 2024

Most crimes, 36.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 25.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 109% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 63.1% over the last twelve months.South East London crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →25.4%38. highest109%36.2k8.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →18.4%9. highest177%26.2k-11.3%
Other theft crime →11.3%5. highest212%16.1k5.1%
Vehicle crime →7.6%14. highest180%10.8k-6.2%
Theft from the person crime →6.7%5. highest490%9.6k42.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →5.8%36. highest110%8.2k11.0%
Public order crime →5.6%32. highest106%7.9k0.9%
Burglary crime →5.0%5. highest173%7.1k1.3%
Shoplifting crime →4.9%42. highest104%7.0k63.1%
Robbery crime →3.4%3. highest396%4.9k21.1%
Drugs crime →3.3%5. highest185%4.8k-13.5%
Bicycle theft crime →1.4%11. highest183%1.9k-25.6%
Other crime →0.8%14. lowest65%1.1k-4.0%
Possession of weapons crime →0.5%46. lowest88%7555.6%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "theft from the person crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Theft from the person crime" rate is at 490% of national crime rate which puts South East London on 5. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Theft from the person crime" makes up 6.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "theft from the person crime" is 9.6k cases and has increased by 42.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2023 - January 2024.

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