CRIME ROULETTE

CRIME ROULETTE

IN THE POSTCODE LOTTERY - HOW YOUR LOCATION CAN INCREASE THE ODDS OF BEING EFFECTED BY CRIME

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What are the chances of experiencing crime in your area?

We all make decisions based on information, intuition and probability mixed in with a little luck. Casinopedia have taken recently released statistics from the UK government crime report and compared this to population data to help you make an informed decision about an area, for a house move, holiday or business proposition. In this article, you will find some surprising results.

TOTAL RECORDED CRIMES ENGLAND & WALES
HOMICIDES ENGLAND & WALES
DOMESTIC BURGLARIES ENGLAND & WALES
VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST A PERSON ENGLAND & WALES
Figures collected during 12 Month Period : Mar 2016 - Mar 2017 - STATS VIA ONS

LIKELIHOOD OF EXPERIENCING CRIME

CRIME MAP & REGIONAL RANKING - BASED ON NUMBER OF CRIMES PER POPULATION

NORTH WEST#4

WEST MIDLANDS#5

WALES - EXCLUSIVE REGIONAL RANKING

SOUTH WEST#9

NORTH EAST#3

YORKSHIRE & HUMBER#1

EAST MIDLANDS#8

EAST#7

LONDON#2

SOUTH EAST#6

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LIKELIHOOD OF EXPERIENCING CRIME

CRIME MAP & REGIONAL RANKING - BASED ON NUMBER OF CRIMES PER POPULATION

NORTH WEST#4

WEST MIDLANDS#5

WALES - EXCLUSIVE REGIONAL RANKING

SOUTH WEST#9

NORTH EAST#3

YORKSHIRE & HUMBER#1

EAST MIDLANDS#8

EAST#7

LONDON#2

SOUTH EAST#6

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CASINOPEDIA REVEALS, THE FACTS AND THE SURPRISE NUMBERS

During our research, Casinopedia found four surprising stats that you won't believe! Mouse over the playing card below to flip it.

Be warned your postcode could ruin your day.

Total Crimes

Crime Odds

The total number of crimes recorded was highest in London, however, if you run the data, per population then it is the Yorkshire and the Humber that see's the highest Crime rate 8.7 in every 100 will be affected by crime

Homicides

Homicide Odds

The highest homicide rates are in Yorkshire and Humber, this is due to 97 deaths now ruled a homicide in the Hillsborough disaster.  In fact, if we remove these from the figure, it becomes the region with the lowest number of homicides in England and second in the UK, second only to Dyfed-Powys. 

Burglaries

Burglary Odds

London ranks 1st for Burglary numbers as you might expect, with the West Midlands in 2nd with a 0.41 in 100 chance. The lowest burglary rate is from Dyfed-Powys with a 0.13 in 100 chance of being burgled per population. 

Violent Crimes

Violent Crime Odds

The East provides the smallest chance of experiencing violent crime per population in England a 1.77 in 100 chance. 

Total Recorded Crimes (Taken from 4,315,500)

*The rank is awarded to the region based on the population and likelihood of being affected. The North East ranks 3rd even with the lowest number as it is the 3rd most likely place to experience crime.

England - Regional Crime Rank (4,059,406)

  • #1 - Yorkshire & the Humber (474,745)

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  • #2 - London (774,734)

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  • #3 - North East (221,726)

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  • #4 - North West (573,548)

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  • #5 - West Midlands (402,366)

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  • #6 - South East (588,920)

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  • #7 - East (391,932)

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  • #8 - East Midlands (295,338)

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  • #9 - South West (336,097)

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Wales - Regional Crime Rank (205,458)

  • #1 - Gwent (41,063)

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  • #2 - North Wales (40,871)

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  • #3 - South Wales (100,256)

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  • #4 - Dyfed-Powys (23,268)

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RECORDED CRIMES
ENGLAND 4,059,406 % Population Per 100 Users
Yorkshire and the Humber 474,745 11.7 5,425,741 8.75
London 774,734 19.1 9,026,297 8.58
North East 221,726 5.5 2,636,848 8.41
North West 573,548 14.1 7,219,623 7.94
West Midlands 402,366 9.9 5,800,734 6.94
South East 588,920 14.5 8,787,892 6.70
East 391,932 9.7 6,130,542 6.39
East Midlands 295,338 7.3 4,724,437 6.25
South West 336,097 8.3 5,515,953 6.09
WALES 205,458
South Wales 100,256 48.8 1802803 5.56
Gwent 41,063 20.0 560,500 7.33
North Wales 40,871 19.9 687,937 5.94
Dyfed-Powys 23,268 11.3 488,000 4.77

 

About this report

We have taken the total number of crimes reported per region and then calculated the rank based on the population and chance of being affected. This is a more accurate representation of the results than assuming London is the centre for all crime, which this report shows it is not.

It is important to note that Yorkshire and Humber are affecting the results as 97 deaths from Hillsborough have been attributed to the statistical data in June 2016 when it was classed homicide.

The figures for this document were provided care of:

Police recorded crime by offence group and police force area, English regions and Wales, number of offences, year ending March 2017

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Population Data Source www.statista.com

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