Berkshire crime stats

November 2023

Most crimes, 30.8k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.9% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 99% of national crime rate. Possession of weapons crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 37.2% over the last twelve months.Berkshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.9%26. lowest99%30.8k1.7%
Antisocial behaviour crime →9.1%8. lowest53%7.4k-9.1%
Public order crime →8.8%24. lowest98%7.1k-25.7%
Other theft crime →8.2%18. highest93%6.6k5.8%
Vehicle crime →8.1%11. highest117%6.6k18.9%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.9%18. lowest92%6.4k-8.5%
Shoplifting crime →6.5%23. lowest94%5.3k37.1%
Burglary crime →4.1%25. highest89%3.4k8.9%
Drugs crime →2.4%26. highest82%2.0k9.2%
Bicycle theft crime →2.2%5. highest174%1.8k-14.1%
Theft from the person crime →1.7%4. highest80%1.3k8.4%
Other crime →1.6%15. lowest80%1.3k17.7%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%25. lowest90%70137.2%
Robbery crime →0.8%22. highest58%62929.7%
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 174% of national crime rate which puts Berkshire on 5. position out of 54 England's and Wales' counties in this crime category. "Bicycle theft crime" makes up 2.2% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "bicycle theft crime" is 1.8k cases and has decreased by 14.1% when compared year-over-year in the period of October 2022 - September 2023.

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