The Southend Eye

The following is compiled from data available from Data.Police.UK and is accessible under open government licence.
All police forces in England and Wales provide data to the Home Office at the end of each month. This is checked by Data Police UK before publishing, usually at the end of the following month.

Crime Trends

The following charts show the crime trends for the district, over a 3 year period.

Blue is the monthly number of recorded crimes.

Green is the 12 month average, showing the % change over the previous 12 months.

Red is the standard deviation, the lines representing 3 σ



  Victim based crime includes the following offences  - Burglary, Robbery, Vehicle Crime, Violent & Sexual Crime, Criminal Damage & Arson, Shoplifting, Bicycle Theft, 

Theft from a Person and Other Thefts



 All Crime includes Victim based crime plus Drugs, Public Order & Possession of Weapons and Other victimless crimes.




All recorded incidents of ASB




Crime Rates 

Crime rates are normally expressed as the number of crimes per 1000 head of population within a defined area.

The following charts show the difference between the expected crime rate and the actual crime rate for the district during this month.

The expected crime rate being based on a population of 173,658 (2011 Census) or 10% of the total population of the County. 






Crime in your Area

Information showing the approximate location of each incident, recorded during this month, can be viewed by using the following link. The information is in LSOA name order, once you have found your local area or the road where you live, the LSOA name will be the same for all future data.



Police Neighbourhoods within the Southend District

There are 6 Police Neighbourhoods in the Southend District. The district has an overall population of 173,658 (2011 Census), 10% of the Counties population.







Police Neighbourhood Crime figures 


Neighbourhood Population
Blenheim 38,840
Eastwood 18,711
Leigh 26,435
Shoebury 20,210
Southchurch 28,347
Southend Central 27,309






Local Authority Crime Data  

Overall crime figures for Southend-on Sea Borough Council 

Southend on Sea Borough Council


Link to Southend Crime and disorder partnership 

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council wards 

The following links are to the latest crime figures for individual wards

















West Shoebury


St Luke's




West Leigh




Eastwood Park






Blenheim Park




St Laurence













Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is the local authority. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined.


The Borough has 17 urban wards.