Crime in Slough compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending December 2016, 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 98.47
Most Similar Group average 88.60
Lower bound 79.72
Coventry 64.57
Plymouth 70.36
Enfield 70.53
Gloucester 75.72
Derby 79.39
Luton 80.76
Ealing 81.09
Hounslow 84.67
Slough 85.68
Stevenage 88.98
Cardiff 96.26
Northampton 99.19
Portsmouth 116.14
Bristol 117.60
Southampton 118.01

(Source: ONS)

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

In the year ending December 2016, 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 57.45
West Oxfordshire 31.57
Chiltern 33.59
Wokingham 34.62
Vale of White Horse 34.66
South Oxfordshire 38.13
Bracknell Forest 42.71
Aylesbury Vale 48.37
Wycombe 49.54
West Berkshire 50.33
Windsor & Maidenhead 56.30
Cherwell 63.59
South Buckinghamshire 65.47
Milton Keynes 73.75
Slough 85.68
Reading 87.99
Oxford 91.79

(Source: ONS)

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

In the quarter ending December 2016, crime rates were:

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

compared with the corresponding quarter in 2015.

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
December 2013 18.86 13.32 20.41
March 2014 18.66 12.69 19.49
June 2014 19.14 12.84 18.21
September 2014 19.20 12.94 17.17
December 2014 19.98 12.79 18.81
March 2015 19.41 12.71 19.58
June 2015 21.16 13.84 20.41
September 2015 20.58 14.02 19.76
December 2015 21.08 13.68 20.48
March 2016 20.69 13.38 20.43
June 2016 21.79 14.11 20.49
September 2016 22.81 14.97 22.23
December 2016 23.30 14.98 22.53

(Source: ONS)