West Midlands crime stats

November 2018 - October 2019

Most crimes, 174k crimes were violent crimes which is 29.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 98% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 22.3% over the last twelve months.West Midlands crime statistics
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 129% of national crime rate which puts West Midlands on 2. position out of 10 England's and Wales' regions in this crime category. "Robbery crime" makes up 1.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "robbery crime" is 10.8k cases and has increased by 10.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2018 - October 2019.

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Robbery crime

129%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

1.9%

of all crimes

10.8k

crimes committed

10.6%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

112%

of national crime rate

3.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

0.9%

of all crimes

5.0k

crimes committed

22.3%

annual change

Vehicle crime

111%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

8.3%

of all crimes

48.5k

crimes committed

-7.0%

annual change

Burglary crime

108%

of national crime rate

3.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

7.1%

of all crimes

41.3k

crimes committed

-10.4%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

98%

of national crime rate

5.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

21.2%

of all crimes

124k

crimes committed

-13.4%

annual change

Violent crime

98%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

29.9%

of all crimes

174k

crimes committed

15.6%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

97%

of national crime rate

5.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

5.7%

of all crimes

33.2k

crimes committed

-2.9%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

93%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

8.2%

of all crimes

47.9k

crimes committed

-4.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

83%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

7.1%

of all crimes

41.5k

crimes committed

-9.4%

annual change

Other crime

83%

of national crime rate

3.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

1.4%

of all crimes

8.1k

crimes committed

9.7%

annual change

Public order crime

66%

of national crime rate

1.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

4.8%

of all crimes

27.8k

crimes committed

16.2%

annual change

Drugs crime

65%

of national crime rate

1.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

1.8%

of all crimes

10.3k

crimes committed

16.8%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

60%

of national crime rate

1.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

0.9%

of all crimes

5.2k

crimes committed

-16.1%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

46%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

0.8%

of all crimes

4.9k

crimes committed

-3.7%

annual change

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