Here you can find factsheets about community safety issues in Southwark, and links to sources of further information about crime, fire and safety here and across the UK.
Factsheets about Southwark
- Mirror newspaper's comparison of statistics on crime between Southwark and other boroughs (for 2013)
- Domestic violence among adolescents in Southwark - a paper written for the Safer Southwark Partnership (2006)
- Confidence in police in Southwark
- Police front counter performance in Southwark (2013)
- Crime Stats for Southwark (SE1)
Other sources of crime and policing data
Here are some other sources of data around crime and policing from government and non-government sources. These enable you to view Southwark (and often ward-level) data and compare it with that for other areas.
- As well as overall deprivation, the indices of deprivation give scores for the dimension of crime at Lower Super Output Area level and by local authority. The last figures are from 2010 but new ones will be released in summer 2015.
- London-level and borough-level data via the GLA: summaries (click the 'Community safety' button) and in depth.
- Crime mapping tools from the Metropolitan Police: tables to download, map view, text view
- Roll-over map for figures for different crimes by borough for last two years (Metropolitan Police)
- Stop and Search monthly monitoring and equality assessments by borough (Metropolitan Police)
- http://www.citizensreportuk.org/news/ provides crime (and road casualty) data for London, including year-on-year knife crime, gun crime, homicide, robbery, street violence, youth violence, policing and state harm, and road casualties (choose ‘categories’ at bottom right and check the sources).
- A Guardian newspaper breakdown of data around the 2011 riots
- Government statistics and reports can be searched by keyword, department (eg Ministry of Justice or Home Office) or topic (eg crime and policing, law and justice).
- One particularly London-related bulletin from the MoJ is this one on the 2011 riots.
- Police data - here you can access crime maps and performance reports for local area.
- The Crime and Policing Comparator compares data on recorded crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB), quality of service, finances and workforce numbers for all police forces.
- Independent Police Complaints Commission data
Other sources of data: fire and traffic accidents
Here are some other sources of data around fire and traffic accidents from government and non-government sources. These enable you to view Southwark (and often ward-level) data and compare it with that for other areas.
- Statistics by borough in map or table form (resources, fires, traffic accidents response times, preventative activities)
- Fire incident map
- GLA data on fires (much of it at ward level)
- London Mapper presents statistics on a range of social issues at London, borough and ward levels. They are presented in map format with areas resized based on the statistics, so may be useful for getting quick impressions about trends. The Health maps give information about traffic accident victims.
The following are national-level but often detailed statistics.
- The OECD profile of the UK gives data on road fatalities compared with other member nations.The latest British Crime Survey
- Health and Safety Executive for information about injury and ill-health issues, particularly in the workplace.
- The NSPCC provide a compendium of facts and statistics about child abuse.
- For some interesting cautions about using crime data, particularly that around domestic violence, see these WomensAid pages