Crime in Slough compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending September 2018, the crime rate in Slough was about the same as the average crime rate across 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.

Data bounds Crime rate
Upper bound 110.97
Most Similar Group average 98.36
Lower bound 87.19
Area Crime rate
Coventry 75.01
Ealing 81.95
Enfield 82.01
Derby 84.12
Plymouth 88.41
Gloucester 89.00
Hounslow 93.39
Luton 96.50
Slough 100.11
Stevenage 103.23
Northampton 104.17
Cardiff 107.04
Bristol 118.26
Southampton 123.65
Portsmouth 128.63

(Source: ONS)

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

In the year ending September 2018, the crime rate in Slough was higher than average for 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.

Area Crime rate
Force average 64.30
West Oxfordshire 38.15
Vale of White Horse 39.80
Wokingham 40.54
Chiltern 42.85
South Oxfordshire 46.11
Bracknell Forest 47.87
West Berkshire 54.05
Aylesbury Vale 54.77
Wycombe 60.76
Windsor & Maidenhead 63.05
Cherwell 71.96
South Buckinghamshire 75.90
Milton Keynes 87.75
Slough 100.11
Reading 102.35
Oxford 102.92

(Source: ONS)

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

In the quarter ending September 2018, crime rates were:

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

compared with the corresponding quarter in 2017.

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.

Crime rate
Date Slough Most Similar Group average Thames Valley Slough
September 2015 20.36 13.83 19.57
December 2015 20.87 13.49 20.27
March 2016 20.49 13.20 20.25
June 2016 21.59 13.91 20.30
September 2016 22.60 14.72 21.97
December 2016 23.11 14.62 22.12
March 2017 23.23 14.44 21.70
June 2017 24.06 15.79 21.97
September 2017 23.84 15.99 22.14
December 2017 24.30 15.57 22.48
March 2018 23.31 14.95 22.48
June 2018 25.23 17.79 28.33
September 2018 25.73 18.03 27.90

(Source: ONS)

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