Essex crime stats

March 2020 - February 2021

Most crimes, 69.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.5% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 137% of national crime rate. Antisocial behaviour crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 41.9% over the last twelve months.Essex 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 137% of national crime rate which puts Essex on 6. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Violent crime" makes up 33.5% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "violent crime" is 69.1k cases and has decreased by 1.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2020 - February 2021.

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Violent crime

137%

of national crime rate

6.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

33.5%

of all crimes

69.1k

crimes committed

-1.2%

annual change

Drugs crime

131%

of national crime rate

4.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

3.4%

of all crimes

7.0k

crimes committed

21.2%

annual change

Public order crime

130%

of national crime rate

12.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

7.7%

of all crimes

16.0k

crimes committed

3.7%

annual change

Other crime

121%

of national crime rate

14.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

1.6%

of all crimes

3.4k

crimes committed

-11.4%

annual change

Vehicle crime

115%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

5.0%

of all crimes

10.4k

crimes committed

-31.5%

annual change

Antisocial behaviour crime

114%

of national crime rate

15.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

28.3%

of all crimes

58.3k

crimes committed

41.9%

annual change

Criminal damage and arson crime

113%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

6.9%

of all crimes

14.2k

crimes committed

-19.3%

annual change

Possession of weapons crime

111%

of national crime rate

16.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

0.6%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

-16.5%

annual change

Shoplifting crime

110%

of national crime rate

19.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

3.2%

of all crimes

6.7k

crimes committed

-36.7%

annual change

Other theft crime

102%

of national crime rate

17.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

4.6%

of all crimes

9.4k

crimes committed

-27.0%

annual change

Burglary crime

93%

of national crime rate

22.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

3.2%

of all crimes

6.7k

crimes committed

-35.9%

annual change

Bicycle theft crime

93%

of national crime rate

16.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

0.9%

of all crimes

1.9k

crimes committed

-21.0%

annual change

Robbery crime

80%

of national crime rate

8.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

0.6%

of all crimes

1.3k

crimes committed

-23.4%

annual change

Theft from the person crime

59%

of national crime rate

18.

highest crime rate out of 54 counties

0.4%

of all crimes

825

crimes committed

-43.0%

annual change

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