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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 15,379 1,016 896 4,573 982 7,912
Belfast 8,688 421 166 825 1,301 5,975
Nottingham 8,629 506 207 732 855 6,329
Cardiff 7,621 509 500 727 851 5,034
Bristol 6,919 467 739 831 954 3,928
Derby 6,049 430 292 634 802 3,891
Birmingham 5,149 406 201 1,004 771 2,767
Leicester 4,686 610 372 906 895 1,903
Sheffield 4,561 580 194 738 662 2,387
Leeds 3,770 517 329 831 621 1,472
Coventry 3,218 416 182 502 542 1,576
Liverpool 2,789 208 88 298 380 1,815
Newcastle 1,822 111 57 186 268 1,200
Manchester 99 2 19 63 14 1

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