West Midlands violent crime statistics

Annual crime rate in West Midlands region is 25.2, i.e. 25.2 crimes reported per annum per 1000 workday people. Compared to the national crime rate, West Midlands's crime rate is at 76%. Violent crime makes up 41.0% of all crimes reported in the region. The total number of "violent crime" is 140k, and this number has decreased by 30.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2020 - November 2021.

25.2

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

76%

of national crime rate

41.0%

of all crimes

140k

crimes reported

-30.9%

annual change

West Midlands violent crime rate comparison map

December 2020 - November 2021

West Midlands violent crime rate comparison map
CountyCrime rate vs. ENG & WLS rateCrime rate per 1000 workday peopleTotal number of crimes
Herefordshire95%315602
Shropshire101%3314597
Staffordshire93%3133032
Warwickshire95%3116796
West Midlands56%1850663
Worcestershire99%3319285

West Midlands violent crime rate rank

Violent crime rate is 25.2 crimes reported per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 2. lowest crime rate out of 10 England and Wales' regions.

2.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

25.2

annual crime rate per 1k workday people
West Midlands violent crime rate rank

West Midlands violent crime rate compared to other regions

The total number of "violent crime" is 140k, and this number has decreased by 30.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2020 - November 2021. In the graph below, region are compared by crime rate and crime rate percentage change. Crime rate percentage change compares the region crime rate between December 2020 - November 2021 to the region crime rate in the previous 12 months. The size of the circle reflects the number of total crimes reported. The bigger the circle, the higher the number of crimes reported in the region.

-30.9%

annual change

25.2

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

140k

crimes reported
West Midlands violent crime rate compared to other regionsCrime rate percentage change
Crime rate per 1000 workday people

West Midlands violent crime volume

Monthly crime volumes till November 2021.

West Midlands violent crime volume

West Midlands violent crime rate

Annual crime rate per 1000 workday people

West Midlands violent crime rate

West Midlands violent crime seasonality

Total number of crimes reported in a given calendar month (1 = January … 12 = December) in the previous five years, i.e. from 2016 till 2020.

West Midlands violent crime seasonality

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