Crime in Slough compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending June 2014, the crime rate in Slough was about the same as 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 between the red and green lines, so its crime rate is 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 86.40
Most Similar Group average 77.49
Lower bound 69.50
Stevenage 67.28
Hillingdon 69.66
Enfield 70.32
Plymouth 73.30
Ealing 74.16
Croydon 74.58
Hounslow 75.76
Northampton 78.12
Luton 78.39
Slough 79.32
Reading 79.76
Portsmouth 79.92
Harlow 80.51
Southampton 88.44
Bristol 92.82

(Source: ONS)

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

In the year ending June 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 53.81
Chiltern 30.61
Wokingham 32.11
West Oxfordshire 32.23
Vale of White Horse 32.69
South Oxfordshire 35.17
Aylesbury Vale 40.19
Bracknell Forest 40.57
Wycombe 45.09
Cherwell 49.94
West Berkshire 50.47
Windsor & Maidenhead 55.61
South Buckinghamshire 56.76
Milton Keynes 70.58
Slough 79.32
Reading 79.76
Oxford 94.82

(Source: ONS)

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

In the quarter ending June 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
June 2011 23.39 16.85 24.59
September 2011 22.65 16.08 25.18
December 2011 22.54 15.65 25.22
March 2012 21.14 14.91 24.02
June 2012 20.73 14.25 21.58
September 2012 20.18 14.47 20.93
December 2012 20.29 14.51 22.26
March 2013 19.20 13.66 22.03
June 2013 19.35 14.29 20.87
September 2013 19.76 14.24 20.37
December 2013 19.27 13.56 20.79
March 2014 19.06 12.92 19.86
June 2014 19.40 13.09 18.30

(Source: ONS)