Berkshire crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 30.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.6% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 98% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 39.1% over the last twelve months.Berkshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.6%22. lowest98%30.1k-1.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →9.2%5. lowest54%7.4k-6.5%
Public order crime →8.3%22. lowest95%6.6k-26.3%
Vehicle crime →8.2%11. highest117%6.5k9.1%
Other theft crime →8.1%18. highest92%6.5k-1.1%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%14. lowest91%6.3k-8.0%
Shoplifting crime →7.3%22. lowest95%5.8k39.1%
Burglary crime →4.0%26. highest85%3.2k2.1%
Drugs crime →2.4%25. highest82%1.9k9.9%
Bicycle theft crime →2.1%5. highest173%1.7k-19.0%
Theft from the person crime →1.6%3. highest73%1.3k0.6%
Other crime →1.5%13. lowest78%1.2k5.3%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%24. lowest92%72337.5%
Robbery crime →0.8%23. highest56%62613.6%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "bicycle theft crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Bicycle theft crime" rate is at 173% of national crime rate which puts Berkshire on 5. position out of 52 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.7k cases and has decreased by 19% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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