Birmingham crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 99.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 143% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 44.9% over the last twelve months.Birmingham crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →40.4%9. highest143%99.0k-8.8%
Vehicle crime →9.4%11. highest184%22.9k-6.7%
Public order crime →7.1%28. highest111%17.5k-22.1%
Antisocial behaviour crime →7.1%8. lowest57%17.5k2.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.1%33. highest112%17.4k-8.0%
Other theft crime →7.1%26. highest109%17.3k-5.8%
Shoplifting crime →6.5%28. highest116%15.8k44.9%
Burglary crime →5.5%11. highest159%13.5k-5.7%
Robbery crime →2.6%10. highest250%6.3k9.9%
Drugs crime →2.1%42. highest99%5.3k-5.9%
Possession of weapons crime →1.8%1. highest251%4.4k-6.0%
Other crime →1.6%39. highest107%3.8k-2.1%
Theft from the person crime →1.2%22. highest74%2.9k-14.4%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%34. lowest66%1.5k-10.0%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "possession of weapons crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Possession of weapons crime" rate is at 251% of national crime rate which puts Birmingham on 1. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 4.4k cases and has decreased by 6% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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