Crime statistics

Trends in the rates of different crimes; however, have varied. While violence against the person has seen an overall drop from 25 instances per 1000 people in 2002/03 to 21.5 in 2010/11, the rate of drug offences has risen by 75% over the same period, from 4.7 to 8.3.

From looking at different sources i have found out that crime rate has been reduced since 2010. The murder rate in England and Wales has fallen from 644 to 619 over the last year to its lowest level for 12 years.

Official Home Office figures published today also show that overall crime fell 5% according to the British Crime Survey and by 7% according to police figures in the year to September 2010.

The latest set of quarterly crime figures suggest that the sustained long-term trend in the fall of crime since 1995 by more than 45% has continued despite the economic recession and the accelerating rise in unemployment.

The 5% fall in the British Crime Survey estimate includes an 18% drop in the category of theft from the person, a 12% fall in other theft of personal property, a 15% fall in car crime and a 7% drop in vandalism. However the BCS also records a 16% rise in ‘other household thefts’, a 9% rise in burglary and a 3% rise in bicycle thefts.

The police recorded crime figures which show an even greater fall of 7% include an 18% drop in criminal damage, 14% fall.

To look at the crime statistics in your area Trends in the rates of different crimes; however, have varied. While violence against the person has seen an overall drop from 25 instances per 1000 people in 2002/03 to 21.5 in 2010/11, the rate of drug offences has risen by 75% over the same period, from 4.7 to 8.3. From looking at different sources i have found out that crime rate has been reduced since 2010. The murder rate in England and Wales has fallen from 644 to 619 over the last year to its lowest level for 12 years. Official Home Office figures published today also show that overall crime fell 5% according to the British Crime Survey and by 7% according to police figures in the year to September 2010. The latest set of quarterly crime figures suggest that the sustained long-term trend in the fall of crime since 1995 by more than 45% has continued despite the economic recession and the accelerating rise in unemployment. The 5% fall in the British Crime Survey estimate includes an 18% drop in the category of theft from the person, a 12% fall in other theft of personal property, a 15% fall in car crime and a 7% drop in vandalism. However the BCS also records a 16% rise in ‘other household thefts’, a 9% rise in burglary and a 3% rise in bicycle thefts. The police recorded crime figures which show an even greater fall of 7% include an 18% drop in criminal damage, 14% fall. Would you like to know abot the latest stats in your area? Find out more here.

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