Crime in Birmingham

Crime in Birmingham

What's the level of crime in my area of Birmingham?

Birmingham is a hub for engineering, manufacturing and innovation. Entrepreneurs, students and talented job-seekers are flocking to the midlands to set themselves up, whether it’s a business, a home or both. Whether you’re moving there now or have lived there your entire life, there’s a lot to think about, but don’t forget to keep an eye on the rate of crime in Birmingham. It can have a big impact on your life, so don’t let it slip you by.

So whether you’re in the city centre, or live in Dudley or Solihull. West Bromwich, Handsworth or Edgbaston, below you can see a full overview of the crime rate in Birmingham. Find out where the crime is higher and where it is lower. See where burglaries are committed more commonly compared to other areas of Birmingham. Wherever you live, stay informed and take action to protect yourself, your family and your home.

How Birmingham crime stats compared nationally last year

Total Burglaries Bicycle Theft Other Theft Arson & Vandalism Anti-social Behaviour
London 28,426 2,198 1,021 15,900 1,106 8,201
Belfast 10,071 606 295 1,425 1,743 6,002
Nottingham 9,190 746 364 1,374 1,025 5,681
Bristol 8,535 622 731 1,500 1,071 4,611
Cardiff 7,265 692 847 1,296 1,020 3,410
Derby 6,581 475 363 912 834 3,997
Leicester 6,404 797 557 1,554 1,171 2,325
Sheffield 6,245 770 292 1,345 833 3,005
Leeds 5,995 724 418 2,172 863 1,818
Birmingham 5,937 569 230 1,991 811 2,336
Coventry 3,287 515 225 665 544 1,338
Liverpool 2,386 235 114 491 426 1,120
Newcastle 2,285 123 40 302 334 1,486
Manchester 1,493 141 115 492 152 593

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