v3.19.2
Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Jul. 30, 2019
Document Information    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Registrant Name CRAWFORD & CO  
Entity Central Index Key 0000025475  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Class A Non-Voting    
Document Information    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   30,804,934
Class B Voting    
Document Information    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   22,883,374