West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime statistics

Annual crime rate in West Midlands region is 8.4 crimes per annum per 1000 workday people as of April 2024. Compared to the national crime rate, West Midlands's crime rate is at 106%. Criminal damage and arson crime makes up 7.6% of all crimes reported in the region. The total number of "criminal damage and arson crime" is 46.9k, and this number has decreased by 9.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

8.4

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

106%

of national crime rate

7.6%

of all crimes

46.9k

crimes reported

-9.5%

annual change

West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime rate comparison map

West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime rate comparison map
CountyCrime rate vs. ENG & WLS rateCrime rate per 1000 workday peopleTotal number of crimes
Herefordshire70%61002
Shropshire90%73117
Staffordshire95%88157
Warwickshire81%63429
West Midlands121%1026586
Worcestershire99%84596

West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime rate rank

Criminal damage and arson crime rate is 8.4 crimes reported per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 4. highest crime rate out of 8 England and Wales' regions.

4.

highest crime rate out of 8 regions

8.4

annual crime rate per 1k workday people
West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime rate rank

West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime rate compared to other regions

The total number of "criminal damage and arson crime" is 46.9k, and this number has decreased by 9.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024. 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 March 2023 - February 2024 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.

-9.5%

annual change

8.4

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

46.9k

crimes reported
West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime rate compared to other regionsCrime rate percentage change
Crime rate per 1000 workday people

West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime volume

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

West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime volume

West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime rate

Annual crime rate per 1000 workday people

West Midlands criminal damage and arson crime rate

West Midlands criminal damage and arson 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 criminal damage and arson crime seasonality

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