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Neighbourhood Income and Safety Score Map - Greater London (B, C, E, G)

Updated: Aug 12, 2019


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Barking and Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham is an affordable area in East London with good connection through District Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Overground and Railways. A place to check if you are on a budget.
Barking and Dagenham

Barnet

Barnet is a great London borough for families with a good safety record, top performing schools and family-friendly parks. It is also well connected to the City through Northern line.
Barnet

Bexley

Bexley is a popular choice among first-time buyers and families in London thanks to its good safety record and lower than average housing price. It suffers from the lack of underground service though.
Bexley

Brent

Brent is a diverse area with prosperous neighbourhoods alongside areas of deprivation. It has numerous stations for underground, overground and railways and is popular among London commuters.
Brent

Bromley

Blessed with scenic countryside views, Bromley is an ideal location for families in London. Lack of underground is a drawback, but it has good train connection to London Bridge and Victoria Station.
Bromley

Camden

Camden is more than just CamdenTown.Holborn, St Pancras, PrimroseHill and Hampstead are all part of it, which incorporates the edgy, independent, loud and historically associated with punk, and the leafy and the “posh” areas.
Camden

Croydon

Croydon is a popular commuter borough in South London with a mix of rural fields, retail therapies and business centres. However, it suffered heavily from the rail strikes in 2018.
Croydon

Ealing

Ealing is one of the best residential areas in London. Apart from Ealing Broadway, which you might hear everyday, this borough is served by 13 other tube stations. It also has better safety and economic quality than average London level.
Ealing

Enfield

Enfield is one of the few budget friendly boroughs in London without sacrificing too much on the neighbourhood quality. It is green, peaceful and well connected to Liverpool Street and Kings Cross.
Enfield

Greenwich

When mention Greenwich, the first thing comes to your mind might be the Greenwich Mean Time. Apart from Royal Greenwich Observatory, the O2 is also based in North Greenwich, one of the top arenas in the world.
Greenwich

How those maps were created

  • Colour coding based on total score = safety score * 0.5 + income score * 0.5

  • Score is exponentially transformed between 0 - 100 based on ranking among all England neighbourhoods. 100 means the best performing neighbourhood in England.

  • Data Granularity: LSOA level

Raw Data Sources:

For example, Safety Score was developed following the steps below:

  1. Map all reported crime case between Dec'17 - Nov'18 into LSOA based on their lat/lng;

  2. Categorise crime in each LSOA into Violent Crime, Criminal Damage, Property Damage, Other Crime four subdomains and obtain count under each subdomain;

  3. Calculate count/population for each subdomain for each LSOA;Rank each LSOA in each subdomain;

  4. Obtain normal distributed transformed score for each LSOA at subdomain level;

  5. Summing up all subdomain scores for each LSOA;Rank LSOAs based on the summed up scores;

  6. Exponentially transformed crime scores based on ranking

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