Colchester crime stats

March 2020 - February 2021

Most crimes, 17.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 143% of national crime rate. Antisocial behaviour crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 38.5% 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 11. position out of 99 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 36.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 17.5k cases and has decreased by 1.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2020 - February 2021.

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Violent crime

143%

of national crime rate

11.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

36.8%

of all crimes

17.5k

crimes committed

-1.3%

annual change

Public order crime

134%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

8.4%

of all crimes

4.0k

crimes committed

4.6%

annual change

Drugs crime

134%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.6%

of all crimes

1.7k

crimes committed

21.7%

annual change

Other crime

120%

of national crime rate

27.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

1.7%

of all crimes

815

crimes committed

-7.2%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

119%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

7.6%

of all crimes

3.6k

crimes committed

-12.1%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

111%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.6%

of all crimes

304

crimes committed

-17.4%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

100%

of national crime rate

46.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

26.0%

of all crimes

12.4k

crimes committed

38.5%

annual change

Other theft crime

98%

of national crime rate

50.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

4.6%

of all crimes

2.2k

crimes committed

-25.1%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

90%

of national crime rate

37.

highest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.9%

of all crimes

443

crimes committed

-28.3%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

87%

of national crime rate

29.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

2.7%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

-48.1%

annual change

Burglary crime

87%

of national crime rate

44.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.2%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-37.3%

annual change

Vehicle crime

67%

of national crime rate

36.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

3.1%

of all crimes

1.5k

crimes committed

-31.9%

annual change

Robbery crime

49%

of national crime rate

37.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.4%

of all crimes

189

crimes committed

-37.2%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

45%

of national crime rate

38.

lowest crime rate out of 99 postcode areas

0.3%

of all crimes

152

crimes committed

-49.7%

annual change

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