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.

185,464
TOTAL RECORDED CRIMES IN WEST MIDLANDS
30
HOMICIDE CONVICTIONS WEST MIDLANDS
1,340
WEPON POSSESSION CONVICTIONS WEST MIDLANDS
5,711
DRUG CONVICTIONS WEST MIDLANDS
Figures collected during 12 Month Period : Mar 2016 - Mar 2017 - STATS VIA ONS

LIKELIHOOD OF EXPERIENCING CRIME

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

Birmingham#1

Wolverhampton#2

Walsall#3

Sandwell#4

Birmingham-Map

Coventry#5

Solihull#6

Dudley#7

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

Birmingham has the highest number of recorded crimes and it ranks number one. Dudley is 7th and the safest

Homicides

Homicide Odds

Sandwell has a higher homicide probability than, Birmingham, even with half the number of homicides committed there.

Drugs

Drugs

Wolverhampton, although only representing 9% of the overall number has the highest drug problem per population than any other West Midlands location!

Violent Crimes

Violent Crime Odds

Wolverhampton is the most violent location, with Birmingham second. Solihull is the least violent location in the West Midlands. 

Crime Ranks & The West Midlands

*The rank is awarded to the region based on the population and likelihood of being affected. Birmingham ranks 1st overall, with Dudley the least likely place to experience crime.

West Midlands Crime Rank (185,464)

  • #1 - Birmingham (79,240)

    43%
  • #2 - Wolverhampton (17,362)

    10%
  • #3 - Walsall (18,449)

    10%
  • #4 - SANDWELL (20,113)

    11%
  • #5 - Coventry (21,285)

    12%
  • #6 - SOLIHULL (12,076)

    7%
  • #7 - DUDLEY (16,939)

    10%

West Midlands Drug Rank (5,711)

  • #1 - Wolverhampton (630)

    11%
  • #2 - Birmingham (2,651)

    47%
  • #3 - Sandwell (622)

    11%
  • #4 - Coventry (619)

    11%
  • #3 - WALSALL (488)

    9%
  • #6 - SOLIHULL (351)

    7%
  • #7 - DUDLEY (350)

    7%

West Midlands Weapons Rank (1,340)

  • #1 - Birmingham (656)

    0%
  • #2 - Wolverhampton (148)

    0%
  • #3 - Coventry (137)

    0%
  • #4 - Walsall (109)

    0%
  • #5 - SANDWELL (126)

    0%
  • #6 - SOLIHULL (72)

    0%
  • #7 - DUDLEY (92)

    0%

West Midlands Homicide Rank (30)

  • #1 - SANDWELL (7)

    0%
  • #2 - Birmingham (16)

    0%
  • #3 - Wolverhampton (2)

    0%
  • #4 - Walsall (2)

    0%
  • #5 - DUDLEY (2)

    0%
  • #6 - SOLIHULL (1)

    0%
  • #7 - Coventry (0)

    0%

About this report

We have taken the total number of crimes reported per area 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 Birmingham is the centre for all crime, which this report shows it is not.

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

AND

Population Data Source www.statista.com

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