Colchester crime stats

November 2020 - October 2021

Most crimes, 19.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 40.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 149% of national crime rate. Public order crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 6.2% 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 149% of national crime rate which puts Colchester on 10. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 40.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 19.1k cases and has increased by 6.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of November 2020 - October 2021.

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Violent crime

149%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

40.8%

of all crimes

19.1k

crimes committed

6.2%

annual change

Public order crime

130%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

9.1%

of all crimes

4.3k

crimes committed

6.2%

annual change

Drugs crime

125%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.1%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-17.6%

annual change

Other crime

119%

of national crime rate

30.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

792

crimes committed

-4.9%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

114%

of national crime rate

29.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

7.5%

of all crimes

3.5k

crimes committed

-13.6%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

107%

of national crime rate

38.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

274

crimes committed

-19.4%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

106%

of national crime rate

44.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

21.8%

of all crimes

10.2k

crimes committed

-1.8%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

98%

of national crime rate

46.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.2%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-7.2%

annual change

Other theft crime

98%

of national crime rate

49.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.9%

of all crimes

2.3k

crimes committed

-6.0%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

89%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

415

crimes committed

-6.3%

annual change

Burglary crime

82%

of national crime rate

37.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.7%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

-34.0%

annual change

Vehicle crime

70%

of national crime rate

35.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.1%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-16.6%

annual change

Robbery crime

55%

of national crime rate

39.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

192

crimes committed

-6.8%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

40%

of national crime rate

42.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.3%

of all crimes

163

crimes committed

-21.3%

annual change

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