Crime in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Crime rates in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Level of crime
70.67 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
74.79 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
57.72 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
62.83 High
Worries car stolen
57.62 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
59.46 Moderate
Worries attacked
62.51 High
Worries being insulted
64.91 High
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
49.20 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
75.46 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
68.79 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
64.26 High
Problem corruption and bribery
46.22 Moderate

Safety in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Safety walking alone during daylight
49.47 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
25.87 Low

Contributors: 232

Last update: January 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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9 Comments so far
samuel r on Mar 05, 2023:
i live in sparkbrook as a white person and totally agree with harry i have never been attacked or robbed and the people here are much nicer and help you a lot more when in need then when i was livng in a mostly white area near london
if people say dont come to sparkbrook or alum rock they are lying
Fred on Nov 15, 2022:
Absolute worst place in the world full of thugs and foreigners probably the most run down city in the uk, public transport is terrible, the only food you can get is Indian or fried chicken, the locals are really unfriendly and you have to constantly check your surroundings just to make sure it’s safe anyone thinking of moving here I would suggest otherwise
Hamza on Oct 28, 2022:
Worst place I’ve ever lived everywhere stinks and is like living in a slum I’ve lived hear for 2 years and have already been burgled, robbed by a crackhead for my bike and have witnessed countless brawls and stabbings however there are places worth visiting or living in but the risk definitely outweighs the reward
Harry on Jul 05, 2022:
As a white person who lives in a “non white area” I can tell you I have never been robbed or attacked and feel safer than when I lived in my white area kingstanding I live in bordesley green now and to be honest there is no such thing as a non white area it’s just something racists made up to make immigration look bad but forget that Birmingham is dangerous especially if your an outsider if you are going to visit stick to city centre or more tourist friendly areas like harbourne, edgebaston and Solihull but even then be careful as inner city thugs often patrol the suburbs committing street robbery’s
Anonymous on Dec 30, 2021:
well there has been times when this city with 2 million people have more murders than london in total, also london having 8 million people
Anonymous on Oct 03, 2020:
All these boomers thinking the world is gonna end. LOL
Anonymous on Sep 08, 2020:
A Somalian guy stabbed 8 people in the city centre and it surprised no one. Crime has increased along with ethnic minority culture and joblessness among the youth. Postcode gangs have a long history in Brum, and migrants from the third world have made it more deadly. If you’re white, don’t go looking for trouble out at night or even daytime in some areas. Best to live in somewhere like Shirley but soon I’m sure BLM racists will come through anyway asking for reparations with knives.
Jack on Jul 23, 2020:
Even worse than London. Probably even worse than LA or Chicago lol
billy on Jul 08, 2020:
Alot of illegal immigrants here doing alot of crime, just saying how it is. Crime is very high, the city is not safe.