Essex crime stats

March 2019 - February 2020

Most crimes, 70.0k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 136% of national crime rate. Drugs crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 40.6% over the last twelve months.Essex crime statistics
The category of "other crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Other crime" rate is at 137% of national crime rate which puts Essex on 8. position out of 55 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Other crime" makes up 1.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "other crime" is 3.8k cases and has increased by 7.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2019 - February 2020.

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Other crime

137%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.8%

of all crimes

3.8k

crimes committed

7.9%

annual change

Violent crime

136%

of national crime rate

4.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

33.4%

of all crimes

70.0k

crimes committed

15.4%

annual change

Public order crime

127%

of national crime rate

12.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

7.3%

of all crimes

15.4k

crimes committed

16.9%

annual change

Vehicle crime

122%

of national crime rate

9.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

7.2%

of all crimes

15.2k

crimes committed

-1.5%

annual change

Drugs crime

121%

of national crime rate

7.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

2.8%

of all crimes

5.8k

crimes committed

40.6%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

120%

of national crime rate

14.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

8.4%

of all crimes

17.7k

crimes committed

8.8%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

119%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-30.3%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

117%

of national crime rate

14.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

19.6%

of all crimes

41.1k

crimes committed

-11.1%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

108%

of national crime rate

20.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.0%

of all crimes

10.6k

crimes committed

-4.2%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

101%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

1.1%

of all crimes

2.4k

crimes committed

-7.2%

annual change

Burglary crime

100%

of national crime rate

16.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

5.0%

of all crimes

10.4k

crimes committed

-13.2%

annual change

Other theft crime

93%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

6.1%

of all crimes

12.9k

crimes committed

-7.7%

annual change

Robbery crime

69%

of national crime rate

10.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.8%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

-6.9%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

47%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 55 counties

0.7%

of all crimes

1.4k

crimes committed

-9.1%

annual change

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