Colchester crime stats

December 2018 - November 2019

Most crimes, 17.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 142% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 67.9% 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 142% of national crime rate which puts Colchester on 11. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 36.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 17.6k cases and has increased by 19.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of December 2018 - November 2019.

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Violent crime

142%

of national crime rate

11.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

36.2%

of all crimes

17.6k

crimes committed

19.1%

annual change

Other crime

138%

of national crime rate

15.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.9%

of all crimes

938

crimes committed

17.4%

annual change

Public order crime

132%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.0%

of all crimes

3.9k

crimes committed

21.5%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

123%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

380

crimes committed

12.4%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

115%

of national crime rate

29.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.4%

of all crimes

675

crimes committed

-3.4%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

114%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.4%

of all crimes

4.1k

crimes committed

4.0%

annual change

Drugs crime

113%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

2.6%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

67.9%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

106%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

19.1%

of all crimes

9.3k

crimes committed

-7.1%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

102%

of national crime rate

39.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.0%

of all crimes

2.4k

crimes committed

-5.9%

annual change

Burglary crime

89%

of national crime rate

50.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.8%

of all crimes

2.3k

crimes committed

-15.3%

annual change

Other theft crime

87%

of national crime rate

49.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

6.2%

of all crimes

3.0k

crimes committed

-9.2%

annual change

Vehicle crime

69%

of national crime rate

36.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.3%

of all crimes

2.1k

crimes committed

-3.9%

annual change

Robbery crime

57%

of national crime rate

52.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

337

crimes committed

-3.7%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

42%

of national crime rate

48.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

308

crimes committed

6.2%

annual change

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