Crime Statistics for Bordesley, Birmingham, Birmingham, 2024

There were a total of 1510 street level crime incidents in Bordesley in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bordesley, 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 Crime495
Shoplifting202
Other Theft141
Vehicle Crime112
Public Order99
Anti Social Behaviour98
Theft From The Person65
Drugs64
Criminal Damage Arson63
Robbery54
Possession Of Weapons49
Burglary37
Other Crime18
Bicycle Theft13
All Crime1510

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Bordesley

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Netchells Green (0.62 miles)1557
Bordesley1510
Highgate (0.88 miles)806
Saltley (0.88 miles)680
Birmingham (0.88 miles)680
Bordesley Green (1.24 miles)613
Little Bromwich (1.24 miles)613
Sparkbrook (1.24 miles)553
Washwood Heath (1.75 miles)442
Balsall Heath (1.39 miles)380

41.21%
of Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bordesley?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Netchells Green514
Bordesley495
Highgate296
Saltley287
Birmingham287
Bordesley Green270
Little Bromwich270
Sparkbrook247
Washwood Heath209
Balsall Heath149

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bordesley?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Bordesley to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Bordesley compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bordesley and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bordesley is ranked #6.

#WardScore
1Bordesley & Highgate80
2Soho & Jewellery Quarter76
3Balsall Heath West71
4Moseley71
5Ladywood70
6Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East62
7Alum Rock62
8Edgbaston59
9Bordesley Green56
10Sparkhill54
11Small Heath48

Which road in Bordesley has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bordesley with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Warwick Road.

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
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