Crime in Slough compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending March 2014, the crime rate in Slough was higher than the average crime rate across similar areas.

Crime in Slough compared with crime in other similar areas

The red and green lines show how far the crime rate would normally vary from the average. Slough lies above the red line, so its crime rate is higher than normal for the group.

How to interpret this chart

This chart compares the crime rate in your local area to the average crime rate across similar areas. It shows the total number of crimes over a twelve month period per thousand residents, for the crime type selected.

Where your area lies in relation to the red and green lines is more important than its rank among similar areas. If your area lies between the red and green lines, its crime rate is normal for the group. If your area lies above the red line, its crime rate is higher than normal for the group, and similarly, if your area lies below the green line, its crime rate is lower than normal.

The areas shown in this chart are those that have been assessed to be most similar to your own. However, the circumstances within these areas do still vary and these variations can have an impact on the crime rates observed.

Crime rate
Upper bound 80.87
Most Similar Group average 72.21
Lower bound 64.48
Trafford 47.79
Eastbourne 56.75
Worthing 59.86
Enfield 71.21
Gloucester 72.20
Torbay 74.61
Southend-on-Sea 74.83
Hounslow 75.63
Ealing 75.69
Croydon 76.31
Luton 77.59
Northampton 77.61
Ipswich 77.98
Reading 82.53
Slough 82.56

(Source: ONS)

Crime in Slough compared with crime in the Thames Valley force area

In the year ending March 2014, the crime rate in Slough was higher than average for the Thames Valley force area.

Crime in Slough compared with crime in the Thames Valley force area

How to interpret this chart

This chart compares the crime rate in your local area to the average crime rate across the force area. It shows the total number of crimes over a twelve month period per thousand residents, for the crime type selected.

Crime rate
Force average 55.54
Vale of White Horse 33.67
Wokingham 33.70
West Oxfordshire 34.05
Chiltern 34.76
South Oxfordshire 37.47
Bracknell Forest 42.23
Aylesbury Vale 43.25
Wycombe 45.45
Cherwell 51.02
West Berkshire 52.63
Windsor & Maidenhead 56.00
South Buckinghamshire 59.35
Milton Keynes 72.59
Reading 82.53
Slough 82.56
Oxford 99.12

(Source: ONS)

Crime changes over time in Slough and in the Thames Valley force area

In the quarter ending March 2014, crime rates were:

  • down in Slough
  • down in the Thames Valley force area

compared with the corresponding quarter in 2013.

Crime changes over time in Slough and in the Thames Valley force area

How to interpret this chart

This chart shows how crime rates in your local area and police force area have changed over time. It also shows how the average crime rates in similar areas to your local area have changed over time.

The chart shows the quarterly crimes per thousand residents, for the crime type selected, over a three year period. Note that some crime types have distinct seasonal patterns and this should be borne in mind when viewing the chart.

Date Crime rate
Slough Most Similar Group average Thames Valley Slough
March 2011 20.72 17.26 26.71
June 2011 21.45 17.01 24.80
September 2011 21.08 16.23 25.40
December 2011 20.46 15.79 25.43
March 2012 19.59 15.05 24.22
June 2012 19.33 14.37 21.76
September 2012 19.27 14.60 21.11
December 2012 19.34 14.65 22.45
March 2013 17.96 13.78 22.22
June 2013 18.08 14.43 21.05
September 2013 18.71 14.38 20.56
December 2013 18.08 13.69 20.97
March 2014 17.34 13.03 19.98

(Source: ONS)