Number of Crimes 2005–2007

Number of crimes recorded by the police in 2005/06 and 2006/07

CrimeNumber of crimes (thousands)% change
2005/062006/072005/06 to 2006/07
Violence againt the person (VAP)1,059.61,046.5-1
Sexual offences62.157.5-7
Domestic burglary300.5292.3-3
Other burglary344.6329.8-4
Offences againt vehicles792.8765.1-4
Other theft offences1,226.21,181.0-4
Fraud and forgery232.8199.8-14
Criminal damage1,184.31,185.10
Total Property crime4,081.23,953.0-3
Drug offences178.5194.39
Other offences75.675.60
Total recorded crime5,555.25,428.3-2
Source: UK Statistics Authority, Web:
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