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UK Serious Crime Statistics

SERIOUS CRIME figures and statistics 1.9m violent incidents were reported in England and Wales between 2012 - 2013. 1 in 50 adults were at some point victimised, according to the latest figures from the Crimė Survey for England and Wales Types of violent crime (2012-13) 701 527 480 207 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 The category with the largest number of incidents was assault without injury which made up 37% of the total and then assault with minor injury, which made up 28%. The number of incidents directed at repeat victims has decreased by 68% since 1995, when violent crime was at its height. However, crime targeted at these victims still makes up more than half (55%) of all incidents recorded. 3.2% of males experienced violent crime in comparison to 1.9% of females. Those aged 16-24 are more than twice as likely to be the victim of violent crime as any other age band. Single people were also far more likelý to be victims than those who are married. % who were victims once or more (2012-13) 7 6. 4 Apples Men Women 16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Single Seperated Cohabiting Divorced Married Widowed % of offences currently recorded as homicide by apparent method of killing Prevalence of intimate violence experienced since the age of 16 Ii. 40 30 20 10 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Sharp inst. Other Asphyxiation Blunt inst IAny Domestic AbuseI Partner Abuse (non-sexual) Family Abuse (non-sexual) | Hitting / Kicking I Burning I Shooting Poison / Drugs Any sexual assault (including attempts) I Stalking Knifes and other sharp instruments, such as broken bottles, made up the largest proportion of weapons involved in offences currently recorded as homicides at 35% of the total, down slightly on the previous year's 39%. Women were much more likely to be the victims of domestic or sexual violence. 2% of women and 0.5% of men experienced some form of sexual assault, including attempts, in the last year. A larger proportion of females at 16% than males at 4% were strangled or asphyxiated. Homicides 2 involving shooting, of which eách gender was involved in five making ten overall, were at their lowest number since 1980. 7.1% of women and 4.4% of men reported an experience of domestic abuse in the last year, which is roughly 1.2m females and 700,000 males. Infographic by.. MAIDANENTS SERIOUS CRIME SOLICITORS Source:

UK Serious Crime Statistics

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1.9m incidents of violent crime were recorded in 2012-13 by the Crime Survey for England and Wales. See what the latest figures say in this infographic!


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