London Burglary – The Statistics

As of October 2023, the annual crime rate in the London area is 6.3 crimes per 1000 workday individuals. London’s crime rate is 145% higher than the national average. Burglary offences account for 4.8% of all recorded crimes in the region. The overall number of “burglary crimes” is 54.7k, and it has climbed by 4.8% from October 2022 to September 2023.

Burglary crime rate comparison map

Burglary crime rate comparison map

In London, there are 6.3 burglaries recorded per 1,000 working people every year. It has the second highest crime rate among the nine areas of England and Wales.

A comparison to other regions

The overall number of “burglary crimes” is 54.7k, and it has climbed by 4.8% year over year between October 2022 and September 2023. The graph below compares regions based on crime rate and the percentage change in crime rate. The crime rate percentage change compares the region’s crime rate between October 2022 and September 2023 to the region’s crime rate the previous year. The size of the circle represents the total number of offences reported. The larger the circle, the more crimes have been recorded in the area.

Regions crime rate graph

Below you can see a graph representing the number of crime incidents by month from January 2011 to September 2023.

London crimes per month

When Crimes are committed

The bar graph below shows when crimes are committed throughout the year, with 1 being January and 12 being December. The totals given in this graph are from data in the past 5 years (from 2018 to 2022).

When crimes are committed

How Riverside Shutters can help

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This is precisely why we provide security shutters! Our cutting-edge shutters are an amazing combination of design and protection for your windows. Designed to appear like classic plantation shutters but built with corrosion-resistant aluminium and a proprietary double lock-and-key system. Our shutters are slick and extremely robust, and we like to think of them as personal protectors for your property.


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