Annual crime rate in Essex county is 50.1, i.e. 50.1 crimes reported per annum per 1000 workday people. Compared to the national crime rate, Essex's crime rate is at 134%. Violent crime makes up 40.9% of all crimes reported in the county. The total number of "violent crime" is 80.6k, and this number has increased by 13.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2021 - April 2022.
Violent crime rate is 50.1 crimes reported per 1,000 working people per annum. It's the 4. highest crime rate out of 53 England and Wales' counties.
The total number of "violent crime" is 80.6k, and this number has increased by 13.6% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2021 - April 2022. In the graph below, county are compared by crime rate and crime rate percentage change. Crime rate percentage change compares the county crime rate between May 2021 - April 2022 to the county crime rate in the previous 12 months. The size of the circle reflects the number of total crimes reported. The bigger the circle, the higher the number of crimes reported in the county.
Crime volume by month.
Annual crime rate per 1000 workday people
Total number of crimes reported in a given calendar month (1 = January … 12 = December) in the previous five years, i.e. from 2017 till 2021.