South West London crime stats

The overall crime rate in South West London postcode area is 132.1 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 25.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 20.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 78% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 67.3% over the last twelve months.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 466% of national crime rate which puts South West London on 6. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Theft from the person crime" makes up 7.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "theft from the person crime" is 9.6k cases and has increased by 51.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

South West London crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →20.9%17. lowest78%25.4k9.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.6%12. highest160%23.8k-4.6%
Other theft crime →13.0%4. highest213%15.7k10.6%
Vehicle crime →9.4%9. highest197%11.5k11.1%
Theft from the person crime →7.9%6. highest466%9.6k51.3%
Shoplifting crime →5.8%43. highest103%7.1k67.3%
Public order crime →5.5%47. highest96%6.7k8.2%
Burglary crime →5.1%9. highest155%6.2k3.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →4.2%9. lowest70%5.1k-3.9%
Robbery crime →3.1%8. highest307%3.7k26.2%
Drugs crime →2.4%29. highest116%3.0k-6.7%
Bicycle theft crime →2.1%4. highest246%2.5k2.1%
Other crime →0.7%6. lowest48%824-1.0%
Possession of weapons crime →0.4%18. lowest60%513-5.9%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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South West London crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in South West London postcode area to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

South West London crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSouth West London postcode area crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour25.916.1
Bicycle theft2.71.1
Burglary6.74.3
Criminal damage and arson5.57.8
Drugs3.22.8
Other crime0.91.9
Other theft17.18.0
Possession of weapons0.60.9
Public order7.37.6
Robbery4.01.3
Shoplifting7.77.5
Theft from the person10.42.2
Vehicle crime12.46.3
Violent crime27.635.4

South West London crime rate comparison map

South West London crime rate comparison map

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