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NCJ Number: 148790 Find in a Library
Title: Notifiable Offences, England and Wales, 1993
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This report presents data on crimes reported to the police in England and Wales in 1993 and notes that 5.5 million offenses were recorded, a decline of 1 percent from 1992 and the first decline since 1988.
Abstract: Ninety-four percent of the offenses were property crimes, 5 percent were violent crimes. Thefts decreased by almost 100,000 to 2.8 million, a decline of 3 percent. Burglaries increased by 1 percent to 1.4 million. Since 1983, burglaries have increased by an average of 5 percent per year. A total of 1.5 million vehicle crimes were reported. Violent crimes increased by 4 percent, including a 2 percent increase in violence against the person. This was the smallest increase in 10 years. Almost two-thirds of the violent crimes were cleared. Twenty-five percent of all offenses were cleared, compared to 26 percent in 1992. Tables, figures, and notes
Main Term(s): Offense statistics
Index Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; England; Wales
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