Berkshire crime stats

The overall crime rate in Berkshire county is 90 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 28.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 36.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 93% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 54.3% over the last twelve months.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 180% 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 1.7k cases and has decreased by 16.9% when compared year-over-year in the period of June 2023 - May 2024.

Berkshire crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (54 counties)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →36.4%18. lowest93%28.4k-8.9%
Antisocial behaviour crime →9.9%7. lowest56%7.7k2.8%
Shoplifting crime →9.1%21. highest108%7.1k54.3%
Other theft crime →7.9%21. highest91%6.2k-9.2%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.8%18. lowest91%6.1k-8.2%
Vehicle crime →7.8%11. highest113%6.1k-7.4%
Public order crime →7.6%24. lowest92%6.0k-28.0%
Burglary crime →3.8%22. lowest80%3.0k-15.0%
Drugs crime →2.5%24. highest83%2.0k8.5%
Bicycle theft crime →2.2%5. highest180%1.7k-16.9%
Theft from the person crime →1.6%3. highest69%1.3k-7.4%
Other crime →1.6%13. lowest77%1.2k-0.2%
Possession of weapons crime →0.9%24. lowest90%71915.2%
Robbery crime →0.9%16. highest63%69616.6%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Berkshire crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Berkshire county to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Berkshire crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticBerkshire county crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour8.915.7
Bicycle theft2.01.1
Criminal damage and arson7.07.7
Other crime1.41.9
Other theft7.27.8
Possession of weapons0.80.9
Public order6.97.4
Theft from the person1.52.1
Vehicle crime7.06.2
Violent crime32.735.1

Berkshire crime rate comparison map

Berkshire crime rate comparison map

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