Colchester crime stats

June 2019 - May 2020

Most crimes, 17.3k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 143% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 67.7% 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 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 36.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 17.3k cases and has increased by 2.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2019 - May 2020.

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Violent crime

143%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

36.5%

of all crimes

17.3k

crimes committed

2.5%

annual change

Public order crime

136%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.2%

of all crimes

3.9k

crimes committed

5.1%

annual change

Other crime

133%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.8%

of all crimes

868

crimes committed

-0.5%

annual change

Drugs crime

133%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.4%

of all crimes

1.6k

crimes committed

67.7%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

123%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.5%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

2.6%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

122%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

348

crimes committed

-4.1%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

106%

of national crime rate

34.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.2%

of all crimes

552

crimes committed

-23.2%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

97%

of national crime rate

52.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.2%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-21.8%

annual change

Burglary crime

95%

of national crime rate

49.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.5%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

-17.5%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

94%

of national crime rate

52.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

20.1%

of all crimes

9.5k

crimes committed

-2.9%

annual change

Other theft crime

89%

of national crime rate

48.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.6%

of all crimes

2.6k

crimes committed

-19.3%

annual change

Vehicle crime

74%

of national crime rate

43.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.2%

of all crimes

2.0k

crimes committed

-1.1%

annual change

Robbery crime

52%

of national crime rate

49.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

262

crimes committed

-29.0%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

40%

of national crime rate

48.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

250

crimes committed

-21.1%

annual change

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