Crime Within London
Unsurprisingly, the UK’s captivating capital, London, is a hotspot for crime, with the city experiencing the highest rate it has seen in the last decade. London’s crime rate stands at an estimated 101 crimes committed per thousand people and since 2016, it has increased, with the steepest rise occurring between 2017 and 2018.
Almost 1 million incidents are reported across London every year. Theories as to why crime has surged within London is due to the city’s diversity and the fact that it is one of the world’s most international cities.