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Southend-on-Sea crime stats

The overall crime rate in Southend-on-Sea city is 119.5 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 8.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.3% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 136% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 23.2% over the last twelve months.The category of "drugs crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Drugs crime" rate is at 162% of national crime rate which puts Southend-on-Sea on 23. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Drugs crime" makes up 3.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "drugs crime" is 784 cases and has increased by 21.0% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Southend on Sea crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime40.3%45. highest136%8.4k-16.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime9.1%19. lowest68%1.9k-38.2%
Public order crime8.0%53. highest126%1.7k-26.2%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.7%47. lowest119%1.6k-10.5%
Other theft crime7.4%42. highest111%1.5k5.0%
Shoplifting crime7.2%31. lowest114%1.5k23.2%
Vehicle crime6.4%37. highest122%1.3k5.2%
Burglary crime3.8%51. highest104%7888.2%
Drugs crime3.8%23. highest162%78421.0%
Other crime2.0%43. highest126%408-4.7%
Robbery crime1.3%25. highest116%264-23.7%
Possession of weapons crime1.1%42. highest149%239-15.8%
Bicycle theft crime1.0%46. lowest104%202-6.0%
Theft from the person crime0.9%42. highest46%177-3.3%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Southend on Sea crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Southend-on-Sea city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Southend on Sea crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticSouthend-on-Sea city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour10.916.1
Bicycle theft1.21.1
Burglary4.54.3
Criminal damage and arson9.37.8
Drugs4.52.8
Other crime2.31.9
Other theft8.98.0
Possession of weapons1.40.9
Public order9.57.6
Robbery1.51.3
Shoplifting8.67.5
Theft from the person1.02.2
Vehicle crime7.76.3
Violent crime48.235.4

Southend on Sea crime rate comparison map

Southend on Sea crime rate comparison map

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