Chelmsford crime stats

May 2021 - April 2022

Most crimes, 26.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 39.0% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 116% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 88.5% over the last twelve months.Chelmsford crime statistics
The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 121% of national crime rate which puts Chelmsford on 23. position out of 94 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 6.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 4.4k cases and has increased by 8.4% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2021 - April 2022.

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Vehicle crime

121%

of national crime rate

23.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

6.5%

of all crimes

4.4k

crimes committed

8.4%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

120%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

4.9%

of all crimes

3.4k

crimes committed

29.4%

annual change

Violent crime

116%

of national crime rate

25.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

39.0%

of all crimes

26.5k

crimes committed

14.7%

annual change

Other crime

110%

of national crime rate

33.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.8%

of all crimes

1.2k

crimes committed

1.8%

annual change

Drugs crime

108%

of national crime rate

30.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

2.7%

of all crimes

1.9k

crimes committed

-15.8%

annual change

Public order crime

104%

of national crime rate

36.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

8.9%

of all crimes

6.1k

crimes committed

9.9%

annual change

Other theft crime

104%

of national crime rate

33.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

6.8%

of all crimes

4.6k

crimes committed

22.8%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

104%

of national crime rate

30.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.7%

of all crimes

495

crimes committed

34.1%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

102%

of national crime rate

35.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

1.2%

of all crimes

800

crimes committed

18.0%

annual change

Burglary crime

96%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

3.7%

of all crimes

2.5k

crimes committed

16.0%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

94%

of national crime rate

45.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

7.3%

of all crimes

4.9k

crimes committed

4.7%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

82%

of national crime rate

26.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

15.2%

of all crimes

10.3k

crimes committed

-50.1%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

60%

of national crime rate

33.

highest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.8%

of all crimes

543

crimes committed

88.5%

annual change

Robbery crime

59%

of national crime rate

45.

lowest crime rate out of 94 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

378

crimes committed

-0.5%

annual change

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