Crime in Slough compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending December 2015, 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 93.23
Most Similar Group average 83.85
Lower bound 75.42
Plymouth 69.25
Enfield 71.05
Stevenage 75.13
Luton 75.24
Hillingdon 75.39
Southend-on-Sea 77.87
Croydon 78.60
Ealing 79.52
Slough 80.85
Hounslow 82.49
Harlow 84.78
Northampton 91.86
Bristol 100.52
Portsmouth 104.76
Southampton 110.49

(Source: ONS)

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

In the year ending December 2015, 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 54.71
West Oxfordshire 31.26
Chiltern 32.36
Wokingham 32.68
Vale of White Horse 35.54
South Oxfordshire 37.32
Bracknell Forest 41.02
Aylesbury Vale 46.64
West Berkshire 48.22
Wycombe 48.63
Windsor & Maidenhead 52.66
South Buckinghamshire 55.73
Cherwell 56.44
Milton Keynes 71.62
Slough 80.85
Reading 82.80
Oxford 88.58

(Source: ONS)

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

In the quarter ending December 2015, crime rates were:

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

compared with the corresponding quarter in 2014.

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 2012 19.85 14.37 22.02
March 2013 18.83 13.52 21.79
June 2013 19.00 14.15 20.65
September 2013 19.44 14.10 20.15
December 2013 18.97 13.43 20.57
March 2014 18.73 12.80 19.64
June 2014 19.25 12.95 18.36
September 2014 19.33 13.06 17.31
December 2014 20.18 12.90 18.98
March 2015 19.89 12.82 19.75
June 2015 21.56 13.96 20.61
September 2015 21.03 14.12 19.89
December 2015 21.37 13.80 20.61

(Source: ONS)