West Midlands county violent crime statistics

Annual crime rate in West Midlands county county is 51.8 crimes per 1000 workday people as of April 2024. Compared to the national crime rate, West Midlands county's rate is at 146%. Violent crime makes up 40.1% of all crimes reported in the county. The total number of "violent crime" is 142k, and this number has decreased by 11.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

West Midlands county countycrime metricEngland & Wales
51.8 annual crime rate per 1k workday people35.4
146% ratio of national crime rate100%
40.1% share of all crimes34.6%
142k crimes reported2.0M
-11.3% annual change-5.5%

West Midlands county violent crime rate comparison map

West Midlands county violent crime rate comparison map

West Midlands county violent crime rate rank

Violent crime rate is 51.8 crimes reported per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 2. highest crime rate out of 52 England and Wales' counties.

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highest crime rate out of 52 counties

51.8

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

West Midlands county violent crime rate compared to other counties

The total number of "violent crime" is 142k, and this number has decreased by 11.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024. In the graph below, county are compared by crime rate and crime rate percentage change. Crime rate percentage change compares the county crime rate between March 2023 - February 2024 to the county 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 county.

-11.3%

annual change

51.8

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

142k

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

West Midlands county violent crime volume

Number of crime incidents by month from January 2011 to February 2024.

West Midlands county violent crime volume

West Midlands county violent crime rate

Annual crime rate per 1000 workday people

West Midlands county violent crime rate

West Midlands county 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 2019 till 2023.

West Midlands county violent crime seasonality

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