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Crime and justice

The Home Office (external link) publishes statistical information on a range of issues including alcohol licensing, crime, counter terrorism, drug use, migration and policing.

The Crime Survey for England and Wales (external link) (formerly British Crime Survey) asks adults and children aged 10 and over living in households in England and Wales about their experiences of crime in the last 12 months.

Also provided is a summary of hate crime (external link) statistics.

In addition, there is information about racially and religiously aggravated offences data (external link).

UK national statistics (external link) provides access to a range of crime and justice statistics through its publication hub. Data can be accessed relating to attitudes to crime trends, policing and the general public’s access to and experience of the justice system.

The Crown Prosecution Service publishes a range of reports including:

‘Violence against women’ (external link) which has data in respect of domestic abuse, forced marriage, honour based violence, female genital mutilation, rape and sexual offences, human trafficking, prostitution, child abuse and pornography.

In addition, a report presents the findings from research into cases involving offenders with mental health problems or learning disabilities (external link).

Offender management statistics quarterly (external link) provides key statistics relating to offenders who are in prison or under Probation Service supervision.

Race and the Criminal Justice System (external link).

Women and the Criminal Justice System (external link)

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (external link) produces a range of research and statistics