Crime Statistics for Blakeley, Staffordshire, 2024

There were a total of 44 street level crime incidents in Blakeley in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blakeley, 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 Crime22
Anti Social Behaviour10
Vehicle Crime5
Criminal Damage Arson3
Other Crime1
Public Order1
Burglary1
Drugs1
All Crime44

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 Blakeley. 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 Blakeley

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Spring Hill (2.24 miles)52
The Bratch (0.62 miles)49
Wall Heath (1.96 miles)45
Giggetty44
Blakeley44
Gospel End Village (1.96 miles)17
Lower Penn (1.96 miles)15
Trysull (1.39 miles)11
Stour (2.02 miles)6
Gospel Ash (1.96 miles)1

1.88%
of Wombourne South West residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blakeley?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Spring Hill26
Giggetty22
Blakeley22
The Bratch15
Wall Heath15
Gospel End Village10
Lower Penn5
Trysull4
Stour2
Gospel Ash0

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

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 Blakeley 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 Blakeley compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blakeley and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Blakeley have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Himley and Swindon.

#WardScore
1Himley and Swindon64
2Trysull and Seisdon51
3Gornal40
4Wombourne North and Lower Penn29
5Wordsley26
6Merry Hill25
7Penn22
8Kingswinford North and Wall Heath21
9Kingswinford South20
10Wombourne South East18
11Wombourne South West18

Which road in Blakeley has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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