West Midlands violent crime statistics

Annual crime rate in West Midlands region is 37.5, i.e. 37.5 crimes reported per annum per 1000 workday people. Compared to the national crime rate, West Midlands's crime rate is at 119%. Violent crime makes up 36.1% of all crimes reported in the region. The total number of "violent crime" is 208k, and this number has increased by 16.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2020 - January 2021.

37.5

annual crime rate per 1k workday people

119%

of national crime rate

36.1%

of all crimes

208k

crimes reported

16.3%

annual change

West Midlands violent crime rate comparison map

February 2020 - January 2021

West Midlands violent crime rate comparison map
CountyCrime rate vs. ENG & WLS rateCrime rate per 1000 workday peopleTotal number of crimes
Herefordshire84%274736
Shropshire94%3012992
Staffordshire97%3133087
Warwickshire96%3016200
West Midlands140%44121880
Worcestershire105%3319430

West Midlands violent crime rate rank

Violent crime rate is 37.5 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

37.5

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 16.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2020 - January 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 February 2020 - January 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.

16.3%

annual change

37.5

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 January 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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