South West London crime stats

April 2024

The overall crime rate in South West London postcode area is 119.9 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 23.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 21.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 72% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 47.4% over the last twelve months.South West London crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →21.1%7. lowest72%23.3k0.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime →19.7%15. highest149%21.7k-20.1%
Other theft crime →13.3%4. highest200%14.6k7.3%
Vehicle crime →9.3%9. highest180%10.3k1.7%
Theft from the person crime →7.1%6. highest434%7.9k37.2%
Public order crime →5.6%33. lowest86%6.2k-0.5%
Burglary crime →5.3%13. highest148%5.8k-2.7%
Shoplifting crime →5.2%31. lowest86%5.7k47.4%
Criminal damage and arson crime →4.8%10. lowest73%5.3k2.0%
Robbery crime →3.0%8. highest285%3.3k18.1%
Drugs crime →2.4%37. highest107%2.7k-13.5%
Bicycle theft crime →2.0%4. highest223%2.3k-12.1%
Other crime →0.7%6. lowest45%757-9.8%
Possession of weapons crime →0.4%14. lowest57%481-7.9%
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 434% of national crime rate which puts South West London on 6. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Theft from the person crime" makes up 7.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "theft from the person crime" is 7.9k cases and has increased by 37.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

South West London crime rate comparison map

This map compares crime rate in South West London postcode area to the national crime rate.

South West London crime rate comparison map

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

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