Crime statistics from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) and police recorded crime.

Publications

Data

  • Crime in England and Wales: Bulletin Tables

    Data tables and figures from the statistical bulletin in excel format. The data contained in these tables are from four sources: Crime Survey for England and Wales, Home Office police recorded crime, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and the Ministry of Justice Criminal Justice Statistics Quarterly Update.

  • Crime in England and Wales: Quarterly Data Tables

    Data from Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) and Home Office police recorded crime broken down into quarterly time periods.

  • Recorded Crime Data at Police Force Area Level

    Recorded crime for police force areas. The data are rolling 12 month totals, with data points shown at the end of each financial year between year ending March 2003 and year ending March 2007 and at the end of each quarter from June 2007.

  • Household Crime Prevalence (CSEW Open Data Table)

    Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) estimates, broken down by each combination of offence group, age, sex, and important household characteristics.

  • Perceptions Other (CSEW Open Data Table)

    Estimates from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), broken down by each combination of offence group, age, sex, and important demographic or household characteristics.

  • Recorded Crime Data at Police Force Area Level (including pivot table)

    Recorded crime for police force areas, including a pivot table. The data are rolling 12 month totals, with data points shown at the end of each financial year between year ending March 2003 and year ending March 2007 and at the end of each quarter from June 2007.

  • Crime in England and Wales: Additional tables on Fraud and Cybercrime

    Estimates from Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) on fraud and computer misuse. Also data from Home Office police recorded crime on the number of online offences recorded by the police and Action Fraud figures broken down by police force area. These tables were formerly known as Experimental tables

  • Crime in England and Wales: Appendix Tables

    Trends in Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) crime experienced by adults and children aged 10 to15 and Home Office police recorded crime, by offence type. Also includes trends in offender relationship of CSEW violence.

  • Personal Crime Prevalence (CSEW Open Data Table)

    Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) estimates, broken down by each combination of offence group, age, sex, and important demographic characteristics.

  • Crime in England and Wales: Police Force Area Data Tables

    Data from Home Office police recorded crime. Shows the number of police recorded crimes, percentage change from previous year and rate per 1,000 population by offence group and police force area.

  • Personal Crime Incidence (CSEW Open Data Table)

    Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) estimates, broken down by each combination of offence group, age, sex, and important demographic characteristics.

  • Household Crime Incidence (CSEW Open Data Table)

    Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) estimates, broken down by each combination of offence group, age, sex, and key household characteristics.

  • Recorded crime data at Community Safety Partnership / Local Authority level

    Recorded crime figures for Community Safety Partnerships which equates in the majority of instances to local authorities . The data are rolling 12 month totals, with data points shown at the end of each financial year between year ending March 2003 and year ending March 2007 and at the end of each quarter from June 2007. The data cover local authority boundaries from April 2009 onwards and local authority area names correspond to community safety partnership areas.

  • Perceptions Criminal Justice System (CSEW Open Data Table)

    Estimates from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), broken down by each combination of offence group, age, sex, and important demographic or household characteristics.

Methodology

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and readily accessible
  • are produced according to sound methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest

Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.

Pre-release access list for Crime in England and Wales: year ending Dec 2016

The phrase 'Pre-release Access' refers to the practice whereby official statistics in their final form, and any accompanying written commentary, are made available to an eligible person in advance of their publication. The rules and principles which govern pre-release access are featured within the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008.

Besides ONS staff, the following persons are given pre-release access by the period indicated before release.

Access granted to Organisation Period
Prime Minister 10 Downing Street 21 hours
Principal Private Secretary 10 Downing Street 21 hours
Private Secretary 10 Downing Street 21 hours
Special Adviser 10 Downing Street 21 hours
Press Officer 10 Downing Street 21 hours
Home Secretary Home Office 21 hours
Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service Home Office 21 hours
PS to Minister for Policing and the Fire Service Home Office 21 hours
Special Adviser Home Office 21 hours
Press Officer x 2 Home Office 21 hours
Policy Official - Head of Unit, Crime & Policing Knowledge Hub Home Office 21 hours
Policy Official - Crime & Policing Knowledge Hub Home Office 21 hours
Permanent Secretary Home Office 21 hours
PS Permanent Secretary Home Office 21 hours
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism Private Secretary Home Office 21 hours
Minister of State for Security plus Private Secretary Home Office 21 hours
PS to be shared between the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Vulnerability, Safe guarding and Countering Extremism and the Minister of State for Security Home Office 21 hours
Policy Official – Director of Crime Home Office 21 hours
Policy Official – Safeguarding Home Office 21 hours
Policy Official – Tackling Crime Home Office 21 hours
Policy Official – Serious & Organised Crime Home Office 21 hours
Desk Officer Cabinet Office 21 hours
Deputy Director Cabinet Office 21 hours
Cabinet Secretary Cabinet Office 21 hours
Private Secretary/Office of the Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Cabinet Office 21 hours
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Ministry of Justice 21 hours
Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice 21 hours
Private Secretary Ministry of Justice 21 hours
Statistician /Economist Ministry of Justice 21 hours
Policy Director Ministry of Justice 21 hours
Duty Press Officer / Duty Media Officer Ministry of Justice 21 hours
Deputy Principle Private Secretary Ministry of Justice 21 hours
Assistant Private Secretary Ministry of Justice 21 hours
Higher Statistical Officer Welsh Government 21 hours
Communications Welsh Government 21 hours
Head of Crime & Justice Team Welsh Government 21 hours
Special Adviser Welsh Government 21 hours
Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children Welsh Government 21 hours
Senior Private Secretary Welsh Government 21 hours
Private Secretary Welsh Government 21 hours
Assistant Private Secretary Welsh Government 21 hours
National Policing Lead for Crime National Police Chief’s Council 21 hours