Crime in Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire is the 22nd safest county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Buckinghamshire in 2020 was 64 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 27 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.

Crime Map of Buckinghamshire

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Buckinghamshire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour7,9129.73
Bicycle Theft8431.04
Burglary2,7283.35
Criminal Damage and Arson5,5836.86
Drugs2,1102.59
Other Crime1,2971.59
Other Theft4,5295.57
Possession of Weapons5750.71
Public Order4,0314.96
Robbery4300.53
Shoplifting2,3022.83
Theft From the Person7710.95
Vehicle Crime5,2586.46
Violence and Sexual Offences21,68226.65

Buckinghamshire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Buckinghamshire
Amersham8025322% safer
Aylesbury4,943674.1% more dangerous
Beaconsfield810640.90% safer
Bletchley and Fenny Stratford2,71414455% more dangerous
Bradwell28530114% safer
Broughton17121204% safer
Buckingham6734738% safer
Burnham4844058% safer
Campbell Park977599% safer
Chalfont St. Peter5834445% safer
Chepping Wycombe39428130% safer
Chesham1,574686% more dangerous
Denham82410841% more dangerous
Gerrards Cross3864640% safer
Great Linford9775028% safer
Great Missenden3533775% safer
Hazlemere16017273% safer
High Wycombe6,611622.9% safer
Hughenden14218265% safer
Iver9698019% more dangerous
Kents Hill, Monkston and Brinklow3574252% safer
Marlow854598% safer
Milton Keynes7,4884158% safer
Newport Pagnell7945419% safer
Princes Risborough3834833% safer
Shenley Brook End79930110% safer
Shenley Church End9195811% safer
Stantonbury5454736% safer
Stony Stratford3144157% safer
Walton37732103% safer
Wendover3754446% safer
West Bletchley1,445640.36% safer
Wolverton and Greenleys6945028% safer
Wooburn4824541% safer
Woughton on the Green1,1618323% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Buckinghamshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour14111010Safer
Bicycle Theft1.41.21.31.0Safer
Burglary4.84.74.23.4Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7777Safer
Drugs1.71.81.92.6Getting worse
Other Crime1.01.31.41.6Getting worse
Other Theft8886Safer
Possession of Weapons0.510.540.650.71Getting worse
Public Order1.72.73.35.0Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.470.580.630.53Safer
Shoplifting65.04.82.8Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)1.00.890.970.95Safer
Vehicle Crime6886Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14202227Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021