Crime Statistics for Blakebrook, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, 2024

Crime statistics for Blakebrook, Wyre Forest

There were a total of 126 street level crime incidents in Blakebrook 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 Blakebrook, 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 Crime63
Anti Social Behaviour25
Other Theft10
Burglary8
Criminal Damage Arson8
Public Order5
Vehicle Crime3
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Drugs1
All Crime126

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 Blakebrook. 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 Blakebrook

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Greenhill (1.96 miles)364
Kidderminster (0.62 miles)315
Aggborough (1.39 miles)221
Franche (1.39 miles)181
Blakebrook126
Hoobrook (1.75 miles)65
Birchen Coppice (1.24 miles)61
Catchems End (1.39 miles)52
Bewdley (1.96 miles)42
Blackstone (1.75 miles)29

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 Blakebrook?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Greenhill135
Kidderminster105
Aggborough76
Franche70
Blakebrook63
Birchen Coppice26
Catchems End21
Hoobrook20
Bewdley15
Blackstone11

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

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 Blakebrook 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 Blakebrook compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blakebrook and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Residents in Blakebrook 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
5Mitton51
6Wribbenhall & Arley49
7Aggborough & Spennells49
8Wyre Forest Rural47
9Franche & Habberley North33
10Bewdley & Rock32

Which road in Blakebrook has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
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