West Midlands violent crime statistics

Annual crime rate in West Midlands region is 37.4, i.e. 37.4 crimes reported per annum per 1000 workday people. Compared to the national crime rate, West Midlands's crime rate is at 116%. Violent crime makes up 38.1% of all crimes reported in the region. The total number of "violent crime" is 208k, and this number has increased by 13.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2020 - April 2021.

37.4

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

116%

of national crime rate

38.1%

of all crimes

208k

crimes reported

13.4%

annual change

West Midlands violent crime rate comparison map

May 2020 - April 2021

West Midlands violent crime rate comparison map
CountyCrime rate vs. ENG & WLS rateCrime rate per 1000 workday peopleTotal number of crimes
Herefordshire85%274891
Shropshire95%3013225
Staffordshire91%2931255
Warwickshire95%3016202
West Midlands139%45122570
Worcestershire104%3319520

West Midlands violent crime rate rank

Violent crime rate is 37.4 crimes reported per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 3. highest crime rate out of 10 England and Wales' regions.

3.

highest crime rate out of 10 regions

37.4

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 208k, and this number has increased by 13.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2020 - April 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 May 2020 - April 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.

13.4%

annual change

37.4

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

208k

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 April 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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