Colchester crime stats

April 2021 - March 2022

Most crimes, 20.2k crimes were violent crimes which is 43.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 140% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 75.6% 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 140% of national crime rate which puts Colchester on 11. position out of 94 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 43.9% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 20.2k cases and has increased by 14.7% when compared year-over-year in the period of April 2021 - March 2022.

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Violent crime

140%

of national crime rate

11.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

43.9%

of all crimes

20.2k

crimes committed

14.7%

annual change

Public order crime

122%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

9.8%

of all crimes

4.5k

crimes committed

12.7%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

117%

of national crime rate

24.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

8.4%

of all crimes

3.9k

crimes committed

8.1%

annual change

Other crime

116%

of national crime rate

30.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

803

crimes committed

0.1%

annual change

Drugs crime

113%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

2.7%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

-29.9%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

102%

of national crime rate

40.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.8%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

41.8%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

99%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

292

crimes committed

1.7%

annual change

Other theft crime

93%

of national crime rate

46.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

5.5%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

17.7%

annual change

Burglary crime

89%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.2%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

1.5%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

85%

of national crime rate

30.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

15.2%

of all crimes

7.0k

crimes committed

-45.1%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

81%

of national crime rate

42.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

399

crimes committed

-7.0%

annual change

Vehicle crime

70%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.4%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

10.8%

annual change

Robbery crime

48%

of national crime rate

34.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

194

crimes committed

-2.5%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

43%

of national crime rate

46.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

237

crimes committed

75.6%

annual change

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