Release

Homicide in England and Wales: year ending March 2017

Release date: 8 February 2018 9:30am

Summary

Analyses of information held within the Home Office Homicide Index, which contains detailed record-level information about each homicide recorded by police in England and Wales.

Publications

Data

  • Appendix tables: homicide in England and Wales

    Findings from the analyses based on the Homicide Index recorded by the Home Office, including long-term trends, sex of the victim, apparent method of killing and relationship to victim.

Contact details

Name

John Flatley

Email

crimestatistics@ons.gov.uk

Phone

+44 (0)20 7592 8695

About the data

National Statistics

These statistics have been given National Statistics status by the Office for Statistics Regulation. They have been produced by following the standards set out in the Code of Practice for Statistics. They meet the highest standards of trustworthiness, quality and public value.

This means that they:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and easily accessible
  • are produced based on appropriate data and methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest