Crime in Slough compared with crime in other similar areas

In the year ending December 2017, 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 107.05
Most Similar Group average 95.45
Lower bound 85.10
Area Crime rate
Coventry 71.17
Enfield 74.97
Ealing 81.43
Derby 81.61
Gloucester 83.74
Plymouth 84.74
Luton 85.27
Slough 88.52
Hounslow 90.45
Stevenage 98.54
Northampton 101.08
Cardiff 104.84
Bristol 126.80
Southampton 126.93
Portsmouth 131.61

(Source: ONS)

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

In the year ending December 2017, 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 62.28
West Oxfordshire 35.05
Vale of White Horse 37.25
Wokingham 38.34
Chiltern 38.46
Bracknell Forest 41.76
South Oxfordshire 44.87
West Berkshire 53.39
Aylesbury Vale 53.55
Wycombe 54.05
Windsor & Maidenhead 59.41
South Buckinghamshire 68.05
Cherwell 70.90
Milton Keynes 79.97
Slough 88.52
Reading 97.92
Oxford 100.20

(Source: ONS)

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

In the quarter ending December 2017, crime rates were:

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

compared with the corresponding quarter in 2016.

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
December 2014 19.76 12.68 18.62
March 2015 19.20 12.60 19.39
June 2015 20.93 13.72 20.21
September 2015 20.36 13.90 19.57
December 2015 20.85 13.56 20.27
March 2016 20.50 13.27 20.25
June 2016 21.59 13.98 20.30
September 2016 22.60 14.80 21.97
December 2016 23.11 14.70 22.12
March 2017 23.22 14.52 21.70
June 2017 24.06 15.90 22.03
September 2017 23.83 16.11 22.09
December 2017 24.33 15.75 22.70

(Source: ONS)

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