Figure 5: Sexual offences recorded by the police, by sex of victim, police recorded crime (35 forces), year ending March 2017
Source: Police recorded crime, Home Office
Police recorded crime data are not designated as National Statistics. In accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007, figures from the Homicide Index have been reassessed against the Code of Practice for Official Statistics and found to meet the required standard for designation as National Statistics.
Police recorded crime data based on 35 forces that provided data via the Home Office Data Hub or in manual return. Data have not been reconciled with forces.