Colchester crime stats

February 2020 - January 2021

Most crimes, 17.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 143% of national crime rate. Antisocial behaviour crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 30.4% over the last twelve months.Colchester crime statistics
The category of "violent crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Violent crime" rate is at 143% of national crime rate which puts Colchester on 10. position out of 97 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 37.0% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 17.6k cases and has decreased by 0.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of February 2020 - January 2021.

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Violent crime

143%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

37.0%

of all crimes

17.6k

crimes committed

-0.4%

annual change

Drugs crime

136%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

3.7%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

30.3%

annual change

Public order crime

134%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

8.4%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

5.3%

annual change

Other crime

122%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

828

crimes committed

-6.7%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

120%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

7.8%

of all crimes

3.7k

crimes committed

-9.8%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

110%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

303

crimes committed

-18.8%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

98%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

24.9%

of all crimes

11.9k

crimes committed

30.4%

annual change

Other theft crime

97%

of national crime rate

46.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

4.7%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

-24.3%

annual change

Burglary crime

90%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

3.4%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

-31.2%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

90%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

452

crimes committed

-26.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

89%

of national crime rate

32.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

2.9%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-43.5%

annual change

Vehicle crime

66%

of national crime rate

35.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

3.1%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-30.9%

annual change

Robbery crime

49%

of national crime rate

37.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

196

crimes committed

-35.7%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

44%

of national crime rate

37.

lowest crime rate out of 97 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

167

crimes committed

-43.6%

annual change

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