Crime in Slough compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending March 2017, 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 101.92
Most Similar Group average 91.37
Lower bound 81.91
Coventry 66.64
Enfield 71.26
Plymouth 73.28
Gloucester 78.69
Luton 81.29
Derby 81.72
Ealing 82.27
Hounslow 86.42
Slough 87.08
Stevenage 94.02
Cardiff 99.83
Northampton 101.30
Bristol 120.56
Portsmouth 122.39
Southampton 123.76

(Source: ONS)

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

In the year ending March 2017, 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 58.70
West Oxfordshire 32.13
Chiltern 33.37
Vale of White Horse 35.01
Wokingham 35.86
South Oxfordshire 39.68
Bracknell Forest 43.36
Aylesbury Vale 48.58
Wycombe 50.71
West Berkshire 51.39
Windsor & Maidenhead 57.08
South Buckinghamshire 66.41
Cherwell 66.85
Milton Keynes 74.91
Slough 87.08
Reading 91.17
Oxford 93.47

(Source: ONS)

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

In the quarter ending March 2017, crime rates were:

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

compared with the corresponding quarter in 2016.

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 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 20.45
June 2016 21.78 14.10 20.50
September 2016 22.77 14.95 22.19
December 2016 23.23 14.85 22.34
March 2017 23.58 14.79 22.04

(Source: ONS)