Figure 16: The volume of violent crime being recorded by the police has increased over the last few years
England and Wales, year ending March 2003 to year ending December 2018
Source: Home Office - Police recorded crime
- Police recorded crime data are not designated as National Statistics.
- Data on homicide and death or serious injury - unlawful driving data are not included in this figure due to the relatively low number of offences.
- Lancashire Police Force were unable to provide police recorded crime for November and December 2018. Therefore, totals for year ending December 2018 were produced using an estimate for these months.
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