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 key household characteristics. Can be used to calculate the rates and numbers of crimes against households.

  • Perceptions Other (CSEW Open Data Table)

    Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) estimates, broken down by each combination of offence group, age, sex, and key 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: Experimental tables

    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.

  • 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 key demographic characteristics. Can be used to calculate the rates and numbers of crimes against people.

  • 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 key demographic characteristics. Can be used to calculate the rates and numbers of crimes against people.

  • 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. Can be used to calculate the rates and numbers of crimes against households.

  • 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 key 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 Sept 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 24 hours
Chief Of Staff x2 10 Downing Street 24 hours
Deputy Chief of Staff 10 Downing Street 24 hours
Principal Private Secretary 10 Downing Street 24 hours
Private Secretary 10 Downing Street 24 hours
Special Adviser 10 Downing Street 24 hours
Press Officer 10 Downing Street 24 hours
Home Secretary Home Office 24 hours
Minister for Policing and the Fire Service Home Office 24 hours
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State - Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism Home Office 24 hours
Lords Minister Home Office 24 hours
Minister for Internet Safety and Security Home Office 24 hours
Minister of State for Security Home Office 24 hours
Permanent Secretary Home Office 24 hours
Special Adviser x3 Home Office 24 hours
Home Secretary’s Policy Adviser Home Office 24 hours
Director General, Crime and Policing Group Home Office 24 hours
Director of Crime, Crime Directorate Home Office 24 hours
Press Officer, Crime and Community Safety Desk Home Office 24 hours
Press Officer, Crime Desk x2 Home Office 24 hours
Policy Pre-release Coordinator, Crime and Policing Knowledge Hub Home Office 24 hours
Head of Unit, Crime and Policing Knowledge Hub, Home Office 24 hours
Head of Crime Insight Team, Crime and Policing Knowledge Hub Home Office 24 hours
Policy Lead, Crime and Policing Knowledge Hub Home Office 24 hours
Head of Team, Tackling Crime Unit x2 Home Office 24 hours
Head of Interpersonal Violence Team Home Office 24 hours
Head of Interpersonal Violence Team, Violent and Youth Crime Home Office 24 hours
Head of Team, Serious and Organise Crime Fraud x2 Home Office 24 hours
Economic and Domestic Affairs Secretariat Cabinet Office 24 hours
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Ministry of Justice 24 hours
Head of Profession for Statistics Ministry of Justice 24 hours
Director of Criminal Justice Group x2 Ministry of Justice 24 hours
Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children Ministry of Justice 24 hours
First Minister Welsh Government 24 hours
Permanent Secretary Welsh Government 24 hours