Crime Statistics for Short Heath, Birmingham, Birmingham, Nov 2019

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Crime Statistics for Short Heath, Birmingham, Birmingham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Short Heath using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 372 street level crime incidents in Short Heath in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Short 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 Crime146
Burglary41
Public Order39
Criminal Damage Arson38
Anti Social Behaviour21
Vehicle Crime19
Other Theft18
Robbery16
Shoplifting10
Drugs8
Other Crime8
Possession Of Weapons6
Bicycle Theft1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime372

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Short Heath. 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 Short Heath

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Birchfield (1.76 miles)524
Erdington (1.39 miles)456
Stockland Green (0.62 miles)401
Short Heath372
Gravelly Hill (1.39 miles)369
Banners Gate (1.96 miles)340
New Oscott (1.39 miles)333
Birches Green (1.76 miles)332
Nechells (1.86 miles)328
Boldmere (1.75 miles)236



Most violent places near Short Heath

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Birchfield186
Stockland Green163
Erdington162
Gravelly Hill152
Banners Gate149
Short Heath146
New Oscott143
Birches Green143
Nechells123
Boldmere79

Last updated: December 25, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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