Crime in Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire is among the top 5 safest county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Buckinghamshire in 2020 was 27 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 11 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Buckinghamshire's larger towns and cities, Aylesbury is the most dangerous.

Crime Map of Buckinghamshire

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Buckinghamshire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour4,6294.53
Bicycle Theft3930.38
Burglary1,6871.65
Criminal Damage and Arson2,9872.92
Drugs1,1291.10
Other Crime6300.62
Other Theft2,7032.64
Possession of Weapons2900.28
Public Order2,1122.06
Robbery1900.19
Shoplifting1,0961.07
Theft From the Person4310.42
Vehicle Crime2,7362.68
Violence and Sexual Offences10,84010.60

Buckinghamshire's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Buckinghamshire
Amersham7294844% more dangerous
Aylesbury4,5376157% more dangerous
Beaconsfield7465854% more dangerous
Buckingham6204338% more dangerous
Burnham7336157% more dangerous
Chalfont St. Peter5334034% more dangerous
Chepping Wycombe4913523% more dangerous
Chesham1,4276257% more dangerous
Denham76610174% more dangerous
Gerrards Cross3634338% more dangerous
Great Missenden3313422% more dangerous
Hazlemere3643932% more dangerous
Hughenden1501943% safer
Iver9057464% more dangerous
Marlow7775451% more dangerous
Princes Risborough3454339% more dangerous
Wendover3394033% more dangerous
Wooburn4434236% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Buckinghamshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour655.04.5Safer
Bicycle Theft0.470.450.430.38Safer
Burglary2.52.52.41.6Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.63.53.32.9Safer
Drugs0.820.890.881.1Getting worse
Other Crime0.550.650.660.62No change
Other Theft3.94.03.82.6Safer
Possession of Weapons0.200.240.280.28Getting worse
Public Order0.741.21.42.1Getting worse
Robbery0.210.240.270.19Safer
Shoplifting2.62.01.71.1Safer
Theft From the Person0.470.410.450.42Safer
Vehicle Crime2.93.43.52.7Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences691011Getting worse

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021