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Crime in London

Crime in London

What's the level of crime in my area of London?

London is a huge city. As the capital of the UK and the economic and financial centre of the country, it is home to millions of people and even more commute here for work. It is made up of 32 boroughs in both inner and outer London, and the levels of crime can vary drastically from one to another. The levels in Westminster and Newham will be vastly different from those in Hackney and Croydon. And not only will the levels vary despite not being very far apart, the types of crimes committed will also be different, depending on whether it is a commercial or residential area.

Due to its sprawling size, we recommend using the SimpliSafe Crime in the UK search tool to look at the levels of crime in specific boroughs and areas of London. Rather than looking at the numbers for the city as a whole, this allows you to get a much clearer picture of crimes in your particular area. Whether you live or work there, it’s important to be informed.

How London crime stats compared nationally last year

Total Burglaries Bicycle Theft Other Theft Arson & Vandalism Anti-social Behaviour
London 24,639 1,917 948 12,816 1,069 7,889
Belfast 9,654 563 213 1,281 1,564 6,033
Nottingham 9,119 710 330 1,231 1,005 5,843
Bristol 7,987 578 700 1,317 997 4,395
Cardiff 7,387 646 769 1,204 985 3,783
Derby 6,500 431 317 824 823 4,105
Leicester 6,011 767 501 1,407 1,092 2,244
Sheffield 5,714 687 279 1,171 762 2,815
Birmingham 5,635 551 200 1,760 751 2,373
Leeds 5,460 703 378 1,855 803 1,721
Coventry 3,203 477 191 614 544 1,377
Liverpool 2,356 224 109 418 433 1,172
Newcastle 2,003 99 30 260 288 1,326
Manchester 194 2 26 154 12 0

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