Crime Statistics for Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Birmingham, Apr 2021

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Crime Statistics for Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Birmingham
Crime Statistics for Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Birmingham
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Balsall Heath using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 1 street level crime incidents in Balsall Heath in April 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Balsall Heath, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime1
All Crime1

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Balsall Heath. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Balsall Heath

We've taken the ten nearest places to town; ?> and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Balsall Heath has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Netchells Green (1.96 miles)52
Bordesley (1.39 miles)50
Sparkhill (1.39 miles)5
Ladywood (1.75 miles)3
Sparkbrook (0.62 miles)2
Moseley (0.88 miles)2
Edgbaston (1.24 miles)2
Moor Green (1.39 miles)2
Balsall Heath1
Highgate (0.62 miles)0

22.3%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Balsall Heath

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Balsall Heath and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Netchells Green8
Bordesley8
Sparkhill5
Ladywood3
Sparkbrook2
Moseley2
Moor Green2
Balsall Heath1
Edgbaston0
Highgate0

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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