The datasets contain recorded crime figures for police force areas. The data are rolling 12 month totals, with data points shown at the end of each financial year between 2002/03 and 2006/07 and at the end of each quarter from June 2007.
The data tables below contain police recorded crime (PRC) figures broken down by Community Safety Partnership, quarterly period and individual offence code.
It is recommended that users consult the User Guide to Crime Statistics in conjunction with these tables for background information on the context and limitations of PRC data. The User Guide to Crime Statistics is a reference guide with explanatory notes regarding the issues and classifications which are key to the production and presentation of crime statistics, including commentary about appropriate interpretation of theses statistics.
From 1 April 2012, National Statistics on crime previously published by the Home Office will be published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).