Colchester crime stats

August 2019 - July 2020

Most crimes, 17.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 146% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 66.3% 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 146% of national crime rate which puts Colchester on 8. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 36.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 17.6k cases and has increased by 3.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of August 2019 - July 2020.

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Violent crime

146%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

36.9%

of all crimes

17.6k

crimes committed

3.5%

annual change

Drugs crime

139%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.6%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

66.3%

annual change

Public order crime

137%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.3%

of all crimes

3.9k

crimes committed

5.1%

annual change

Other crime

126%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

827

crimes committed

-8.4%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

124%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.4%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

0.3%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

118%

of national crime rate

28.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

331

crimes committed

-6.2%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

99%

of national crime rate

38.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.1%

of all crimes

501

crimes committed

-29.6%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

98%

of national crime rate

52.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.9%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

-26.7%

annual change

Burglary crime

95%

of national crime rate

51.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.2%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-20.6%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

94%

of national crime rate

52.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

20.8%

of all crimes

9.9k

crimes committed

3.1%

annual change

Other theft crime

92%

of national crime rate

51.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.3%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

-20.2%

annual change

Vehicle crime

75%

of national crime rate

45.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.1%

of all crimes

1.9k

crimes committed

-5.9%

annual change

Robbery crime

53%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

254

crimes committed

-28.0%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

43%

of national crime rate

47.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

230

crimes committed

-24.6%

annual change

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