Colchester crime stats

October 2019 - September 2020

Most crimes, 18.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.7% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 147% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 48.7% 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 147% of national crime rate which puts Colchester on 7. position out of 104 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 37.7% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 18.1k cases and has increased by 4.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of October 2019 - September 2020.

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Violent crime

147%

of national crime rate

7.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

37.7%

of all crimes

18.1k

crimes committed

4.3%

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

48.7%

annual change

Public order crime

134%

of national crime rate

21.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.3%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

0.6%

annual change

Other crime

127%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.8%

of all crimes

849

crimes committed

-8.5%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

125%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

8.4%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

-1.5%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

121%

of national crime rate

26.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

345

crimes committed

-4.2%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

94%

of national crime rate

45.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.5%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

-32.6%

annual change

Burglary crime

94%

of national crime rate

52.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

4.0%

of all crimes

1.9k

crimes committed

-22.1%

annual change

Other theft crime

94%

of national crime rate

51.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

5.2%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

-20.3%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

92%

of national crime rate

52.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

21.1%

of all crimes

10.1k

crimes committed

7.3%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

90%

of national crime rate

41.

highest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

1.0%

of all crimes

463

crimes committed

-36.8%

annual change

Vehicle crime

74%

of national crime rate

44.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

3.8%

of all crimes

1.8k

crimes committed

-9.4%

annual change

Robbery crime

45%

of national crime rate

42.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

208

crimes committed

-43.2%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

43%

of national crime rate

46.

lowest crime rate out of 104 postcode areas

0.5%

of all crimes

218

crimes committed

-29.2%

annual change

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