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Thursday, 19 July, 2001, 13:20 GMT 14:20 UK
Crime figures: In detail and by area
Violent crime in England and Wales is continuing to rise, according to new Home Office figures, but overall recorded crime has fallen.

Check the table below for a detailed breakdown of the figures and check the map for the overall picture in each police force area.

Recorded crime figures by offence
Offence group 12 months to March 2000 12 months to March 2001 % change
Violence against the person 581,036 600,873 +3.4
Sexual offences 37,792 37,299 -1.3
Robbery 84,277 95,154 +12.9
Total violent crime 703,105 733,326 +4.3
Burglary 906,468 836,027 -7.8
Total theft & handling stolen goods 2,223,620 2,145,372 -3.5
Theft of and from vehicles 1,043,918 968,447 -7.2
Fraud & forgery 334,773 319,324 -4.6
Criminal damage 945,682 960,087 +1.5
Total property crime 4,410,543 4,260,810 -3.4
Drug offences 121,866 113,458 -6.9
Other notifiable offences 65,671 63,237 -3.7
Total all offences 5,301,185 5,170,831 -2.5
Source: Home Office
Notifiable offences recorded by the police by offence


1. Devon and Cornwall
2. Avon and Somerset
3. Dorset
4. Wiltshire
5. Hampshire
6. Sussex
7. Kent
8. Surrey
9. City of London
10. Essex
11. Suffolk
12. Norfolk
13. Cambs
14. Hertfordshire
15. Bedfordshire
16. Thames Valley
17. Gloucs
18. Gwent
19. South Wales
20. Dyfed-Powys
21. West Mercia
22. West Midlands
23. Warwickshire
24. Northants
25. Leics
26. Lincolnshire
27. Staffordshire
28. North Wales
29. Cheshire
30. Merseyside
31. Derbyshire
32. South Yorkshire
33. Notts.
34. Humberside
35. West Yorkshire
36. Greater Manchester
37. Lancashire
38. North Yorkshire
39. Cleveland
40. Durham
41. Northumbria
42. Cumbria

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