Crime Statistics for Bournbrook, Birmingham, Birmingham, 2024

There were a total of 396 street level crime incidents in Bournbrook in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bournbrook, 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 Crime142
Vehicle Crime55
Other Theft29
Criminal Damage Arson25
Public Order20
Anti Social Behaviour18
Possession Of Weapons15
Bicycle Theft5
Other Crime4
All Crime396

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 Bournbrook. 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 Bournbrook

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Moor Green (1.24 miles)369
Edgbaston (1.39 miles)324
Shenley Fields (1.39 miles)319
Lodge Hill (1.24 miles)292
Ten Acres (0.88 miles)287
Stirchley (0.88 miles)287
Harborne (1.75 miles)285
Bournville (0.62 miles)270
Griffins Hill (0.88 miles)256

of Bournville & Cotteridge residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Bournbrook?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Shenley Fields140
Lodge Hill138
Moor Green125
Griffins Hill119
Ten Acres113

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

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 Bournbrook 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 Bournbrook compare to surrounding wards?

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

1King's Norton South85
2Allens Cross78
3Druids Heath & Monyhull78
5Bartley Green74
6King's Norton North72
7Weoley & Selly Oak71
10Bournville & Cotteridge60
11Bournbrook & Selly Park56

Which road in Bournbrook has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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