Myland Crime Overview

Myland is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Essex, and is the 47th most dangerous overall out of Essex's 319 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Myland in 2020 was 85 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Essex's overall crime rate, coming in 8% higher than the Essex rate of 78 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Myland is the 103rd most dangerous small town, and the 842nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Myland was the worst small town in Essex for bicycle theft, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.33 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2020 was also a bad month for Myland residents, when it was Essex's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.20 per 1,000 residents. Myland recorded 96 reports of violence and sexual offences during June 2020, making its crime rate of 6 the worst small town for violence and sexual offences in Essex that month.

The most common crimes in Myland are violence and sexual offences, with 702 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 47. This is 14% higher than 2019's figure of 601 offences and a difference of 6.71 from 2019's crime rate of 40. Myland's least common crime is robbery, with 7 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 71% from 2019's figure of 2 crimes.

Compare Myland to other towns and cities

See how Myland shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Myland and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Myland Compared To Essex

Summary of Crimes in Myland This Year

CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour31520.9349,41426.7628% safer
Bicycle Theft281.861,8671.0146% more dangerous
Burglary161.067,1213.86264% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1067.0414,0377.608% safer
Drugs533.526,4523.490.85% more dangerous
Other Crime140.933,2051.7487% safer
Other Theft704.659,4275.1010% safer
Possession of Weapons80.531,1960.6523% safer
Public Order18312.1615,0938.1733% more dangerous
Robbery70.471,2270.6640% safer
Shoplifting483.197,1183.8521% safer
Theft From the Person80.539920.541.9% safer
Vehicle Crime301.9910,5505.71187% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences70246.6565,39435.4124% more dangerous

Myland Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Buckhurst Hill75464.0032% safer
Burnham-on-Crouch53266.8527% safer
Halstead87071.5418% safer
Maldon1,06972.9716% safer
Chigwell1,10078.797% safer
Epping1,06986.342.0% more dangerous
Rochford91394.9511% more dangerous
Waltham Abbey2,312102.8918% more dangerous
Harwich2,027107.0121% more dangerous
Tilbury1,721121.8831% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Myland

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Myland Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour11131121Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.
Criminal Damage and Arson64.377Getting worse
Drugs0.531.41.83.5Getting worse
Other Crime0.601.01.70.93Safer
Other Theft6674.6Safer
Possession of Weapons0.470.601.10.53Safer
Public Order4.67912Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.270.330.130.47Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.470.860.860.53Safer
Vehicle Crime2.
Violence and Sexual Offences25254047Getting worse

Changes In Myland's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Myland to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7125% safer
Coventry77.419% safer
Croydon83.221.7% safer
Sheffield85.811.4% more dangerous
Bristol86.211.9% more dangerous
Leicester97.4413% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8718% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2821% more dangerous
Bradford133.0236% more dangerous
Leeds137.1038% more dangerous

Crime in Myland During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Myland change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Myland saw a 520% increase in anti-social behaviour. Myland saw a large fall in bicycle theft during September, when it fell by 88% compared to September in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour-18%+89%+76%+288%+119%+47%+115%+183%+520%+100%
Bicycle Theft----67%-60%-25%-88%+50%+20%-
Criminal Damage and Arson+33%-29%-67%+89%-25%+60%+33%-38%-33%+14%
Other Crime--75%----80%---50%-50%
Other Theft-43%-33%-38%-13%-33%-11%-33%-33%-80%-30%
Possession of Weapons-50%---------
Public Order-+10%-9%+31%+125%+189%+91%+143%-7%+27%
Theft From the Person-----75%+100%---50%-
Vehicle Crime-33%--33%--50%-67%-58%-50%-67%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+4%-6%+10%+182%+10%+100%+14%-17%-23%-27%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Myland

What police force serves Myland?
Myland's local territorial police force is the Essex Police.
How dangerous is Myland?
Myland is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Essex.
What is Myland's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Myland are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Myland?
Myland's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021