Crime Statistics for Bowling Green, Sandwell, Sandwell, 2024

There were a total of 243 street level crime incidents in Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green, 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 Crime112
Vehicle Crime26
Criminal Damage Arson20
Burglary19
Anti Social Behaviour17
Public Order16
Other Theft11
Other Crime7
Shoplifting6
Possession Of Weapons3
Drugs3
Theft From The Person2
Robbery1
All Crime243

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 Bowling Green. 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 Bowling Green

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Round Oak (1.39 miles)292
Stour (1.14 miles)254
Dudley Wood243
Bowling Green243
Brierley Hill (1.24 miles)234
Cradley Heath (0.62 miles)211
Baptist End (1.24 miles)201
Netherton (1.24 miles)201
Haden Cross (1.39 miles)172
Cradley (1.24 miles)116

5.1%
of Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bowling Green?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Cradley Heath113
Dudley Wood112
Bowling Green112
Round Oak107
Stour87
Haden Cross79
Baptist End78
Netherton78
Brierley Hill74
Cradley63

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

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 Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green compare to surrounding wards?

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

#WardScore
1Rowley67
2Netherton, Woodside and St Andrews59
3Brierley Hill58
4Cradley Heath and Old Hill57
5Blackheath56
6Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood54
7Lye and Stourbridge North50
8Cradley and Wollescote50
9Halesowen North48
10Amblecote39
11Belle Vale34

Which road in Bowling Green has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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