Berkshire crime stats

April 2024

Most crimes, 29.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 96% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 38.2% over the last twelve months.Berkshire crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (52 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →37.4%20. lowest96%29.6k-4.8%
Antisocial behaviour crime →9.4%5. lowest54%7.4k-3.3%
Other theft crime →8.2%16. highest93%6.5k-3.6%
Public order crime →8.1%23. lowest95%6.4k-28.0%
Vehicle crime →8.0%10. highest117%6.3k0.8%
Shoplifting crime →7.8%24. highest99%6.2k38.2%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.7%14. lowest88%6.1k-11.5%
Burglary crime →3.9%24. lowest83%3.1k-5.8%
Drugs crime →2.6%22. highest85%2.0k16.2%
Bicycle theft crime →2.1%5. highest172%1.6k-25.2%
Theft from the person crime →1.6%3. highest75%1.3k-6.7%
Other crime →1.6%12. lowest79%1.3k2.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%23. lowest91%72527.4%
Robbery crime →0.8%20. highest58%63310.9%
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 172% 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 1.6k cases and has decreased by 25.2% when compared year-over-year in the period of March 2023 - February 2024.

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