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Walsall crime stats

The overall crime rate in Walsall city is 129.7 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 5.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 146% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 58.2% over the last twelve months.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 334% of national crime rate which puts Walsall on 1. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 2.4% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 298 cases and has increased by 8.8% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Walsall crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime40.0%30. highest146%5.0k-11.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime8.4%20. lowest68%1.1k49.2%
Vehicle crime7.9%12. highest162%988-24.5%
Shoplifting crime7.8%45. lowest134%97958.2%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.8%47. highest129%974-6.5%
Other theft crime6.7%51. lowest108%836-26.1%
Public order crime6.5%37. lowest111%812-30.2%
Burglary crime5.2%16. highest155%649-12.9%
Robbery crime2.4%3. highest237%3019.5%
Possession of weapons crime2.4%1. highest334%2988.8%
Drugs crime1.9%22. lowest89%238-8.8%
Other crime1.6%47. lowest112%201-13.0%
Theft from the person crime1.0%31. highest56%121-11.7%
Bicycle theft crime0.6%17. lowest65%7042.9%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Walsall crime rate by crime statistic

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

Walsall crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticWalsall city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour10.916.1
Bicycle theft0.71.1
Burglary6.74.3
Criminal damage and arson10.17.8
Drugs2.52.8
Other crime2.11.9
Other theft8.68.0
Possession of weapons3.10.9
Public order8.47.6
Robbery3.11.3
Shoplifting10.17.5
Theft from the person1.32.2
Vehicle crime10.26.3
Violent crime51.935.4

Walsall crime rate comparison map

Walsall crime rate comparison map

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