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

Publications

Data

  • 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. Please note: This set of tables are no longer produced. All content previously released within these tables has, or will be, redistributed among other sets of 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 to 15 years and Home Office police recorded crime, by offence type. Also includes trends in offender relationship of CSEW violence. Due to the suspension of the face-to-face Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) on 17 March 2020 because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, from the year ending June 2020 data tables shown in this workbook also include data from the Telephone-operated Crime Survey for England and Wales (TCSEW) but do not contain data on crimes experienced by children aged 10 to 15 years or trends in offender relationship of CSEW violence.

  • Crime in England and Wales: Other related tables

    Firearms, knife and sharp instrument offences, fraud, offences flagged as domestic abuse-related, corruption, child sexual abuse and child exploitation. Data tables also include information on anti-social behaviour, perceptions, non-notifiable incidents and crimes against business.

  • 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. Due to the suspension of the face-to-face Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) on 17 March 2020 because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, from the year ending June 2020 these tables only contain Home Office police recorded crime data.

  • Recorded crime data at Police Force Area level

    Recorded crime for Police Force Areas. The data are rolling 12-month totals, with points at the end of each financial year between year ending March 2003 to March 2007 and at the end of each quarter from June 2007.

  • Recorded crime data at Community Safety Partnership and 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Improving victimisation estimates derived from the Crime Survey for England and Wales: accompanying tables

    Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), 98th percentile values and comparable incident rate estimates using the new and old methodologies.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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: Police Force Area data tables

    The number of police recorded crimes, percentage change from previous year and rate per 1,000 population by offence group, and firearms and knife, sharp instrument and fraud offences by Police Force Area.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Methodology

  • 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

    Quality and Methodology Information for crime levels and trends in England and Wales, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

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.