Annual crime rate in West Midlands region is 8.7 crimes per annum per 1000 workday people as of December 2023. Compared to the national crime rate, West Midlands's crime rate is at 109%. 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 48.3k, and this number has decreased by 7.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023.
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Criminal damage and arson crime rate is 8.7 crimes reported per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 4. highest crime rate out of 9 England and Wales' regions.
The total number of "criminal damage and arson crime" is 48.3k, and this number has decreased by 7.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2022 - October 2023. 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 November 2022 - October 2023 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.
Number of crime incidents by month from January 2011 to October 2023.
Annual crime rate per 1000 workday people
Total number of crimes reported in a given calendar month (1 = January … 12 = December) in the previous five years, i.e. from 2018 till 2022.