Buckinghamshire Crime Statistics

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Buckinghamshire is the 29th most dangerous county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Buckinghamshire in 2021 was 72 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 32 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Buckinghamshire's larger towns and cities, Aylesbury is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is High Wycombe, and Milton Keynes comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Buckinghamshire, starting with Shenley Brook End which ranks as the safest area in Buckinghamshire, followed up by Milton Keynes in second place, and High Wycombe in third place.

Buckinghamshire Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Buckinghamshire represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 09 Apr, 2021

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Buckinghamshire Crime Summary

Anti-Social Behaviour7,6009.34
Bicycle Theft7300.90
Criminal Damage and Arson5,4476.70
Other Crime1,0831.33
Other Theft4,7855.88
Possession of Weapons4340.53
Public Order7,9859.82
Theft From the Person7520.92
Vehicle Crime4,4725.50
Violence and Sexual Offences25,86631.80

Buckinghamshire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Buckinghamshire
Amersham78852 38% safer
Aylesbury5,88380 10% more dangerous
Beaconsfield89270 2.3% safer
Bletchley and Fenny Stratford3,131166 57% more dangerous
Bradwell81185 16% more dangerous
Broughton719 718% safer
Buckingham81256 27% safer
Burnham14912 474% safer
Campbell Park1,722104 31% more dangerous
Chalfont St. Peter66851 41% safer
Chepping Wycombe61343 65% safer
Chesham1,51466 9% safer
Denham771102 30% more dangerous
Gerrards Cross43652 38% safer
Great Linford794.0 1671% safer
Great Missenden34636 99% safer
Hazlemere34938 91% safer
High Wycombe7,79173 2.5% more dangerous
Hughenden14418 301% safer
Iver1,03785 16% more dangerous
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow72285 16% more dangerous
Marlow75152 37% safer
Milton Keynes4,70625 181% safer
Newport Pagnell77853 36% safer
Princes Risborough44856 27% safer
Shenley Brook End1204.6 1465% safer
Shenley Church End1,17674 2.9% more dangerous
Stantonbury99286 17% more dangerous
Stony Stratford436 1180% safer
Walton80467 6% safer
Wendover49058 24% safer
West Bletchley1,59871 1.3% safer
Wolverton and Greenleys1,585114 37% more dangerous
Wooburn51448 48% safer
Woughton on the Green2,402172 58% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Buckinghamshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour1110109 Safer
Bicycle Theft1. Safer
Burglary4. Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7777 Safer
Drugs1. Getting worse
Other Crime1. Getting worse
Other Theft8866 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.530.650.710.53 Safer
Public Order2.73.34.910 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.580.630.520.43 Safer
Shoplifting4. Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.880.960.940.92 Safer
Vehicle Crime7866 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences20222632 Getting worse
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