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High Wycombe crime stats

The overall crime rate in High Wycombe city is 110.8 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 3.6k crimes were violent crimes which is 37.1% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 116% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 17.4% over the last twelve months.The category of "vehicle crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Vehicle crime" rate is at 143% of national crime rate which puts High Wycombe on 22. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Vehicle crime" makes up 8.1% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "vehicle crime" is 780 cases and has decreased by 14% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

High Wycombe crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime37.1%37. lowest116%3.6k-4.4%
Antisocial behaviour crime10.6%23. lowest73%1.0k-1.9%
Other theft crime9.9%9. highest136%943-23.7%
Public order crime8.5%50. lowest124%810-19.0%
Vehicle crime8.1%22. highest143%780-14.0%
Criminal damage and arson crime7.1%25. lowest100%676-21.6%
Shoplifting crime7.1%23. lowest104%67517.4%
Burglary crime3.1%22. lowest79%297-13.9%
Drugs crime2.8%49. lowest111%267-1.1%
Other crime1.6%34. lowest98%1570.6%
Theft from the person crime1.5%16. highest72%140-26.3%
Robbery crime1.0%43. lowest84%9510.5%
Bicycle theft crime0.9%32. lowest88%85-25.4%
Possession of weapons crime0.8%23. lowest100%8015.9%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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High Wycombe crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in High Wycombe city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

High Wycombe crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticHigh Wycombe city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour11.816.1
Bicycle theft1.01.1
Burglary3.44.3
Criminal damage and arson7.87.8
Drugs3.12.8
Other crime1.81.9
Other theft10.98.0
Possession of weapons0.90.9
Public order9.47.6
Robbery1.11.3
Shoplifting7.87.5
Theft from the person1.62.2
Vehicle crime9.06.3
Violent crime41.135.4

High Wycombe crime rate comparison map

High Wycombe crime rate comparison map

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