Crime against households and adults, also including data on crime experienced by children, and crimes against businesses and society.

Publications

Data

  • 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: Quarterly data tables

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

  • 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.

  • Crime in England and Wales: Annual Trend and Demographic Tables

    Data from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) showing breakdowns of victimisation over time and by various demographic characteristics. Please note: The methodology by which the CSEW calculates its incidents of crime changed in December 2018. Incident numbers and rates published in the Annual Trend and Demographic Tables prior to the year ending September 2018 dataset are not comparable with those currently published.

  • 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.

  • Crime Severity Score (Experimental Statistics)

    Crime Severity Score (CSS) data for police force areas and community safety partnerships, which equate in the majority of instances to local authorities. Includes a data tool to enable production of summary charts on trends and comparisons between areas.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Crime in England and Wales: Annual supplementary tables

    Data on perceptions of the police, criminal justice system, crime and anti-social behaviour. Also contains data on prevalence of intimate personal violence. The data contained in these tables are from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW)

  • Crime in England and Wales: Appendix tables

    Trends in Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) crime experienced by adults and children aged 10 to 15 yearsand Home Office police recorded crime, by offence type. Also includes trends in offender relationship of CSEW violence.

  • Crime in England and Wales: Uncapped CSEW tables

    Trends in uncapped estimates from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), by offence type. These estimates have been published for methodological purposes only. They will be subject to considerable volatility from year to year and are not the main measure of incident estimates from the CSEW. The main measure of incident estimates from the CSEW are capped at the 98th percentile and are available in Crime in England and Wales: Appendix tables.

  • Recorded crime data by Community Safety Partnership area

    Recorded crime figures for community safety partnerships, which equates in the majority of instances to local authorities. Contains the number of offences for the last 2 years, percentage change between these two time periods and rates per 1,000 population for the last year.

  • Crime in England and Wales: Other related tables

    Data tables and figures that are no longer contained within the publication continue to be made available here for reference and consistency. 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.

  • 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.

Methodology

  • Guide to finding crime statistics

    Crime statistics are produced by multiple departments across government. The aim of this guide is to collate the main sources of crime statistics, broken down by potential areas of interest, to provide a more efficient way to find the crime statistics needed.

  • Improving Crime Statistics for England and Wales – progress update July 2019

    Latest update on the progress being made to improve crime statistics for England and Wales.

  • User guide to crime statistics for England and Wales

    Quarterly statistics on crime levels and trends in England and Wales. This user guide contains detailed information on the datasets used to compile crime statistics published by Office for National Statistics (ONS).

  • Crime in England and Wales QMI

    Quarterly statistics on crime levels and trends in England and Wales. This Quality and Methodology Information report provides a range of information that describes the quality of the output and details any points that should be noted when using the output.

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.