Iver Crime Overview

Iver is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Buckinghamshire, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Buckinghamshire's 220 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Iver in 2020 was 80 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Buckinghamshire's overall crime rate, coming in 19% higher than the Buckinghamshire rate of 64 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Iver is the 131st most dangerous small town, and the 1,016th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2020, Iver was the worst small town in Buckinghamshire for burglary, with 10 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.82 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2020 was also a bad month for Iver residents, when it was Buckinghamshire's most dangerous small town for vehicle crime, recording 20 crimes at a rate of 1.6 per 1,000 residents. Iver recorded 13 reports of other theft during December 2020, making its crime rate of 1.1 the worst small town for other theft in Buckinghamshire that month.

The most common crimes in Iver are violence and sexual offences, with 331 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 27. This is 30% higher than 2019's figure of 232 offences and a difference of 8.13 from 2019's crime rate of 19. Iver's least common crime is robbery, with 4 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 250% from 2019's figure of 14 crimes.

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Crime in Iver Compared To Buckinghamshire

Summary of Crimes in Iver This Year

CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1169.527,9129.732.2% safer
Bicycle Theft70.578431.0482% safer
Burglary615.002,7283.3533% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson1098.945,5836.8623% more dangerous
Drugs272.222,1102.5917% safer
Other Crime231.891,2971.5916% more dangerous
Other Theft13911.404,5295.5751% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons90.745750.714.1% more dangerous
Public Order776.324,0314.9622% more dangerous
Robbery40.334300.5361% safer
Shoplifting584.762,3022.8341% more dangerous
Theft From the Person90.747710.9528% safer
Vehicle Crime1159.435,2586.4631% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences33127.1621,68226.651.9% more dangerous

Iver Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Campbell Park97758.8035% safer
Marlow85459.1934% safer
Beaconsfield81063.5225% safer
West Bletchley1,44563.8624% safer
Chesham1,57468.2417% safer
Woughton on the Green1,16183.004.2% more dangerous
Denham824108.4827% more dangerous
Bletchley and Fenny Stratford2,714143.9645% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Iver

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Iver Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour1191010Safer
Bicycle Theft0.900.900.410.57Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson10889Getting worse
Drugs0.981.21.22.2Getting worse
Other Crime0.741.51.11.9Getting worse
Other Theft8111211Getting worse
Possession of Weapons-0.250.570.74Getting worse
Public Order1.23.03.16Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.660.571.20.33Safer
Shoplifting3. worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.490.410.570.74Getting worse
Vehicle Crime1414139Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13211927Getting worse

Changes In Iver's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Iver's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Iver that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Thorney Country Park2-1--10.19

Comparing Iver to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7117% safer
Coventry77.412.7% safer
Croydon83.224.5% more dangerous
Sheffield85.817% more dangerous
Bristol86.218% more dangerous
Leicester97.4418% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8723% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2826% more dangerous
Bradford133.0240% more dangerous
Leeds137.1042% more dangerous

Crime in Iver's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Iver & Richings Park79271First

Crime in Iver During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Iver change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Iver saw a 800% increase in public order. Iver saw a large fall in vehicle crime during May, when it fell by 80% compared to May in 2019. Burglary saw a fall in every month of Iver's lockdown.

Anti-Social Behaviour-45%-64%+100%+33%--21%+50%-+36%-
Criminal Damage and Arson+13%+57%--+100%+43%--45%+63%+29%
Other Crime--50%+200%-+50%--50%+100%--
Other Theft-35%-27%+22%-58%-13%+43%-21%+70%-11%+117%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+500%+500%+800%+67%+60%-+100%+100%+133%+17%
Theft From the Person----+100%+100%----
Vehicle Crime-40%-53%-80%+67%-7%-27%-67%-42%+18%-50%
Violence and Sexual Offences+5%+6%+113%+68%+32%+118%+92%-26%+42%-35%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Iver

What police force serves Iver?
Iver's local territorial police force is the Thames Valley Police.
How dangerous is Iver?
Iver is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Buckinghamshire.
What is Iver's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Iver are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Iver?
Iver's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021