the number of homicides decreased by 10% to 602 offences compared with the year ending June 2022 (667 offences)
police recorded robbery offences increased by 11% to 77,337 offences compared with the year ending June 2022 (69,432 offences), however, they remained 14% lower than the year ending March 2020 (90,194 offences)
offences involving knives or sharp instruments (excluding Devon and Cornwall Police) increased by 3% (to 50,833 offences) compared with the year ending June 2022 (49,435 offences), but remain 7% lower compared with the year ending March 2020 (54,417 offences)
Around 1 in 10 people aged 16 years and over experienced at least one form of harassment that made them feel upset, distressed, or threatened in the previous 12 months.
More women (13%) than men (7%) experienced at least one form of harassment; this was caused by differential experiences of sexual harassment (experienced by 8% of women compared with 3% of men).
Experiences of harassment are more prevalent among younger age groups, with one in five 16- to 19-year-olds (20%) and 20- to 24-year-olds (21%) having experienced at least one type of harassment in the previous 12 months.
Fraudsters send messages over email, text or social media, posing as trusted organisations to trick people into handing over money or personal details. But who is most at risk, and what can we do to protect ourselves?
This article summarises the crime harm framework that has been used to categorise existing related data in the new crime harm interactive database. It also includes information on how to use the recently updated Crime Severity Score data tool.