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Birmingham crime stats

The overall crime rate in Birmingham city is 141 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 65.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 162% of national crime rate. Antisocial behaviour crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 29.9% over the last twelve months.The category of "robbery crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Robbery crime" rate is at 319% of national crime rate which puts Birmingham on 2. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Robbery crime" makes up 3.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "robbery crime" is 4.8k cases and has increased by 0.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Birmingham crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime40.6%15. highest162%65.1k-12.7%
Vehicle crime9.2%4. highest206%14.8k-11.9%
Other theft crime7.4%14. highest130%11.8k-7.8%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.2%43. highest131%11.6k-8.2%
Antisocial behaviour crime7.1%13. lowest63%11.5k29.9%
Public order crime6.5%48. lowest120%10.4k-31.6%
Shoplifting crime5.8%27. lowest108%9.3k27.3%
Burglary crime5.3%12. highest173%8.5k-8.2%
Robbery crime3.0%2. highest319%4.8k0.4%
Drugs crime2.3%53. highest117%3.7k-7.7%
Possession of weapons crime2.0%2. highest309%3.2k-13.8%
Other crime1.6%50. lowest118%2.5k-1.2%
Theft from the person crime1.3%13. highest83%2.1k-24.0%
Bicycle theft crime0.7%28. lowest84%1.1k2.9%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Birmingham crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Birmingham city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Birmingham crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBirmingham city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour10.116.1
Bicycle theft0.91.1
Criminal damage and arson10.27.8
Other crime2.21.9
Other theft10.48.0
Possession of weapons2.80.9
Public order9.17.6
Theft from the person1.92.2
Vehicle crime13.06.3
Violent crime57.335.4

Birmingham crime rate comparison map

Birmingham crime rate comparison map

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