East London is the most burgled place in the UK.
Research has found that the highest number of insurance claims from burglary is in the RM8 postcode of Dagenham and Becontree.
A study carried out by MoneySupermarket.com showed the areas where the residents made the most insurance claims for robbery, and in a list of 20, 14 of those areas were in London.
The UK’s burglary hotspots:
1 RM8 in east London
2 IG2 in north-east London
3 M21 in Manchester
4 DN2 in South Yorkshire
5 E18 in east London
6 RM11 in east London
7 TW11 in south-west London
8 BD2 in West Yorkshire
9 EN4 in north London
10 IG3 in north-east London
The research showed that Dagenham is the most burgled place in the UK, with 55 out of every 1,000 insurance claims coming from that postcode.
The crime rate in Dagenham is reported to be 17 per cent higher than the national average.
Jake Tupman reports on the statistics, from nearby RM10.