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.
LIKELIHOOD OF EXPERIENCING CRIME
CRIME MAP & AREA RANKING - BASED ON NUMBER OF CRIMES PER POPULATION
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.
Violent Crime Odds
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
Population Data Source www.statista.com
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