Crime Statistics for Birch Acre, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, 2024

There were a total of 1 street level crime incidents in in March 2024. The largest category was Other Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Other Crime1
All Crime1

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 Birch Acre. 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 Birch Acre

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Grimes Hill (1.39 miles)36
Tidbury Green (1.75 miles)31
Tanner’s Green (0.88 miles)16
Inkford (0.62 miles)7
Forshaw Heath (0.62 miles)3
Portway (0.88 miles)2
Heath Green (1.24 miles)2
Birch Acre1
Forhill (1.75 miles)0
Weatheroak Hill (1.39 miles)0

4.68%
of Alvechurch South residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Birch Acre?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Tidbury Green14
Grimes Hill9
Tanner’s Green4
Forshaw Heath1
Portway1
Heath Green1
Inkford0
Birch Acre0
Forhill0
Weatheroak Hill0

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

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 Birch Acre 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 Birch Acre compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Birch Acre and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Birch Acre is ranked #9.

#WardScore
1Abbey58
2Wythall East58
3Church Hill58
4Tanworth-in-Arden57
5Wythall West50
6Barnt Green & Hopwood50
7Drakes Cross46
8Alvechurch Village43
9Alvechurch South41
10Hollywood37
11Blythe22

Which road in Birch Acre has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Birch Acre with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around M42.

Last updated: March 2024
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