Crime Statistics for Birchen Coppice, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, 2024

There were a total of 61 street level crime incidents in Birchen Coppice 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 Birchen Coppice, 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 Crime26
Anti Social Behaviour14
Public Order6
Criminal Damage Arson4
Drugs3
Burglary3
Other Theft2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime61

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 Birchen Coppice. 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 Birchen Coppice

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Kidderminster (1.39 miles)315
Aggborough (1.39 miles)221
Blakebrook (1.24 miles)126
Burlish Park (1.39 miles)94
Hoobrook (1.24 miles)65
Birchen Coppice61
Catchems End (1.39 miles)52
Ribbesford (1.86 miles)31
Blackstone (1.24 miles)29
Leapgate (1.75 miles)13

5.49%
of Foley Park & Hoobrook residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Birchen Coppice?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Kidderminster105
Aggborough76
Blakebrook63
Burlish Park36
Birchen Coppice26
Catchems End21
Hoobrook20
Blackstone11
Ribbesford7
Leapgate5

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

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 Birchen Coppice 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 Birchen Coppice compare to surrounding wards?

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

#WardScore
1Foley Park & Hoobrook66
2Blakebrook & Habberley South65
3Broadwaters57
4Offmore & Comberton55
5Areley Kings & Riverside55
6Mitton51
7Wribbenhall & Arley49
8Aggborough & Spennells49
9Franche & Habberley North33
10Bewdley & Rock32

Which road in Birchen Coppice has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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