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Crime-related websites

Introduction

The main source for data about the prevalence of crime used in this website is the British Crime Survey.  The exceptions discussed below relate to analyses of those actually found guilty of a crime, for which the data is published separately for England & Wales, for Scotland and for Northern Ireland

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England and Wales

Sources

In summary:

Use made of Ministry of Justice statistics

Report title Update timing Indicator Graphs Comments
Offender management caseload statistics October Young adults with a criminal record second Multiply the numbers of young adults in table A1.20 by the proportions (all ages) who are British nationals in table A1.19.
Criminal justice statistics, England and Wales May Children with a criminal record all Table numbers vary from year to year.
Young adults with a criminal record first Table number varies from year to year.

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Scotland

Sources

In summary:

Use made of Scottish Government statistics - crime and justice section

Report title Update timing Indicator Graphs Comments
Recorded crime September Burglaries first Table 1.
second Table 8.

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Northern Ireland

Sources

In summary:

Use made of Northern Ireland Office - publications section

Report title Update timing Indicator Graphs Comments
Perceptions of crime: findings from the Northern Ireland Crime Survey December Victims of crime first Need to search for "perceptions of crime", setting the searching date range as appropriate and, if necessary, searching the archives.

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