West Midlands crime stats

August 2020 - July 2021

Most crimes, 181k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 99% of national crime rate. West Midlands crime statistics
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 117% of national crime rate which puts West Midlands on 3. position out of 10 England's and Wales' regions in this crime category. "Possession of weapons crime" makes up 1.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "possession of weapons crime" is 4.4k cases and has decreased by 9.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of August 2020 - July 2021.

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Possession of weapons crime

117%

of national crime rate

3.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

1.0%

of all crimes

4.4k

crimes committed

-9.9%

annual change

Robbery crime

115%

of national crime rate

2.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

1.3%

of all crimes

6.1k

crimes committed

-31.4%

annual change

Violent crime

99%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

39.9%

of all crimes

181k

crimes committed

-3.8%

annual change

Burglary crime

96%

of national crime rate

5.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

4.9%

of all crimes

22.1k

crimes committed

-35.3%

annual change

Vehicle crime

95%

of national crime rate

4.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

6.3%

of all crimes

28.7k

crimes committed

-31.4%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

87%

of national crime rate

3.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

4.2%

of all crimes

19.3k

crimes committed

-25.7%

annual change

Other crime

83%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

1.8%

of all crimes

8.0k

crimes committed

-4.5%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

82%

of national crime rate

3.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

8.0%

of all crimes

36.3k

crimes committed

-15.4%

annual change

Other theft crime

79%

of national crime rate

3.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

5.7%

of all crimes

26.0k

crimes committed

-25.4%

annual change

Public order crime

71%

of national crime rate

1.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

7.2%

of all crimes

32.7k

crimes committed

1.4%

annual change

Drugs crime

55%

of national crime rate

1.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

2.1%

of all crimes

9.4k

crimes committed

-16.1%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

50%

of national crime rate

1.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

16.5%

of all crimes

75.0k

crimes committed

-45.0%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

48%

of national crime rate

2.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

0.7%

of all crimes

3.4k

crimes committed

-22.3%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

40%

of national crime rate

4.

lowest crime rate out of 10 regions

0.5%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

-41.8%

annual change

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