Crime Statistics for Castle Vale, Birmingham, Birmingham, Aug 2019

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Crime Statistics for Castle Vale, Birmingham, Birmingham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Castle Vale using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 2019 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 212 street level crime incidents in Castle Vale in August 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Castle Vale, 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 Crime66
Anti Social Behaviour27
Vehicle Crime19
Public Order17
Other Theft16
Criminal Damage Arson12
Possession Of Weapons3
Bicycle Theft2
Other Crime2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime212

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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 Castle Vale

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Erdington (1.86 miles)486
Colehall (1.86 miles)412
Buckland End (1.86 miles)412
Castle Bromwich (1.39 miles)343
Bromford (1.39 miles)289
Tyburn (0.62 miles)264
Castle Vale212
Minworth (0.88 miles)143
Walmley (1.39 miles)135
Water Orton (1.86 miles)93

Most violent places near Castle Vale

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Buckland End132
Castle Bromwich94
Castle Vale66
Water Orton39

Last updated: October 2, 2019
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