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Burglary: Greater London

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) burglaries and (b) sanction detections for burglaries there were in each London borough in each of the last 10 years. (195851)

Offences of burglary recorded by the police and the number of sanction detections by London borough are available from 2000-01 and are given in the following tables.

Table 1: Offences of burglary recorded and detected by means of a sanction detection by London borough, 2000-01 and 2001-02

Number

2000-01

2001-02

Borough

Offences

Sanction detections

Offences

Sanction detections

Barking and Dagenham

1,970

132

2,220

149

Barnet

4,107

438

3,954

546

Bexley

2,583

379

2,394

186

Brent

4,441

404

4,099

471

Bromley

3,263

272

3,580

278

Camden

5,305

707

5,857

765

City of Westminster

5,403

563

5,646

666

Croydon

3,779

392

4,131

498

Ealing

4,637

311

4,533

404

Enfield

3,973

514

4,411

349

Greenwich

3,050

399

2,794

304

Hackney

4,298

667

4,287

518

Hammersmith and Fulham

3,076

263

2,789

334

Haringey

4,159

430

4,803

444

Harrow

2,791

185

2,623

200

Havering

2,356

120

2,567

166

Hillingdon

4,085

213

3,643

297

Hounslow

3,415

253

3,192

261

Islington

4,292

552

4,567

508

Kensington and Chelsea

3,555

306

2,826

255

Kingston upon Thames

1,349

139

1,180

144

Lambeth

6,150

400

6,974

453

Lewisham

3,287

688

3,490

488

Merton

1,792

114

1,967

189

Newham

3,460

202

3,886

263

Redbridge

2,798

191

2,899

186

Richmond upon Thames

2,384

161

2,174

201

Southwark

4,235

428

5,016

676

Sutton

1,471

111

1,820

223

Tower Hamlets

3,714

431

3,262

434

Waltham Forest

3,123

314

4,012

304

Wandsworth

4,023

272

4,352

372

Total

112,324

10,951

115,948

11,532

Note:

Figures in this table were prior to the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard in April 2002. Figures before and after that date are not directly comparable.

Table 2: Offences of burglary recorded and detected by means of a sanction detection by London borough, 2002-03 to 2006-07

Number

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Borough

Offences

Sanction detections

Offences

Sanction detections

Offences

Sanction detections

Offences

Sanction detections

Offences

Sanction detections

Barking and Dagenham

2,012

230

2,240

241

2,175

254

1,921

350

2,117

295

Barnet

4,039

527

3,978

362

4,045

323

4,363

465

3,904

744

Bexley

2,341

312

2,226

210

1,986

178

2,366

280

2,076

235

Brent

3,859

204

4,062

356

3,987

669

3,904

1,008

3,330

1,133

Bromley

3,596

306

3,472

351

3,776

448

3,926

436

3,588

375

Camden

5,884

629

4,843

521

4,171

471

4,108

648

4,322

715

City of Westminster

5,264

878

4,296

907

4,497

918

4,158

664

3,801

679

Croydon

4,115

638

3,769

379

3,230

353

3,582

361

3,464

536

Ealing

4,543

316

4,375

357

4,350

341

4,999

535

3,957

633

Enfield

4,301

705

3,865

476

3,528

431

3,844

524

3,638

464

Greenwich

2,986

350

3,080

307

2,970

376

3,209

291

3,241

319

Hackney

4,807

688

4,327

334

3,897

508

3,547

645

2,687

496

Hammersmith and Fulham

3,089

254

2,827

262

3,023

269

3,052

282

2,732

316

Haringey

4,356

695

4,115

567

4,084

451

3,841

612

3,559

824

Harrow

2,736

313

2,626

355

2,178

300

2,446

795

1,959

642

Havering

2,386

249

2,161

190

2,315

183

2,453

331

2,511

328

Hillingdon

3,569

365

3,183

324

3,143

331

3,137

406

3,182

427

Hounslow

3,374

342

3,450

323

2,969

425

2,982

469

2,594

395

Islington

4,429

856

3,957

755

3,681

609

3,683

783

3,728

965

Kensington and Chelsea

2,512

289

2,576

370

2,580

289

2,444

293

2,182

358

Kingston upon Thames

985

158

939

160

984

157

1,188

283

1,038

307

Lambeth

5,694

681

4,980

571

4,150

492

3,884

629

3,685

364

Lewisham

3,708

507

3,837

335

3,778

451

3,524

410

3,579

379

Merton

1,930

186

2,034

288

1,764

241

1,796

208

1,828

479

Newham

3,494

299

3,398

313

3,410

322

4,112

513

3,371

709

Redbridge

2,974

214

2,990

279

3,058

283

3,282

508

3,053

289

Richmond upon Thames

2,120

362

1,787

224

2,017

167

2,395

315

2,085

268

Southwark

4,885

668

4,556

604

4,411

485

4,143

937

4,087

735

Sutton

1,446

191

1,397

196

1,429

122

1,480

121

1,451

199

Tower Hamlets

3,567

389

3,023

426

3,070

484

3,467

573

2,890

329

Waltham Forest

3,812

376

3,284

258

3,144

242

3,131

299

3,116

315

Wandsworth

4,547

703

3,664

430

3,616

295

3,108

433

3,943

341

Total

113,360

13,880

105,317

12,031

101,416

11,868

103,475

15,407

96,698

15,593

Note:

Figures in this table are after the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard in April 2002. Figures before and after that date are not directly comparable.