RECORDED CRIME

EAST MIDLANDS REGION
Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

40029

43795

3766

9.4

More Serious Violence

1706

1877

171

10.0

Less Serious Violence

38323

41918

3595

9.4

SEXUAL OFFENCES

2968

2945

-23

-0.8

548

603

55

10.0

1590

1619

29

1.8

830

723

-107

-12.9

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

Rape
Indecent Assault On A Female
Other Sexual Offences
ROBBERY

Percentage

3375

4034

659

19.5

Robbery Of Business Property

675

584

-91

-13.5

Robbery Of Personal Property

2700

3450

750

27.8

All violent crime

46372

50774

4402

9.5

BURGLARY

85149

79647

-5502

-6.5

Burglary In A Dwelling

38802

36375

-2427

-6.3

Burglary In Other Building

46347

43272

-3075

-6.6

183336

179550

-3786

-2.1

3317

4385

1068

32.2

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

13125

12661

-464

-3.5

Theft From Shop

21992

23304

1312

6.0

Theft From Vehicle

60206

56425

-3781

-6.3

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

28573

24478

-4095

-14.3

Theft of and from vehicles

88779

80903

-7876

-8.9

7801

8528

727

9.3

45628

47432

1804

4.0

2694

2337

-357

-13.3

FRAUD AND FORGERY

23311

25198

1887

8.1

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

72911

75915

3004

4.1

3900

4158

258

6.6

69011

71757

2746

4.0

DRUG OFFENCES

7640

7115

-525

-6.9

OTHER OFFENCES

6528

6313

-215

-3.3

425247

424512

-735

-0.2

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person

Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods

Arson
Other Criminal Damage

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
EASTERN REGION
Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

30776

36461

5685

18.5

More Serious Violence

1927

2021

94

4.9

Less Serious Violence

28849

34440

5591

19.4

SEXUAL OFFENCES

2886

2947

61

2.1

576

638

62

10.8

1626

1646

20

1.2

684

663

-21

-3.1

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

Rape
Indecent Assault On A Female
Other Sexual Offences
ROBBERY

2100

2729

629

30.0

Robbery Of Business Property

385

559

174

45.2

Robbery Of Personal Property

1715

2170

455

26.5

All violent crime

35762

42137

6375

17.8

BURGLARY

59633

60403

770

1.3

Burglary In A Dwelling

25025

24625

-400

-1.6

Burglary In Other Building

34608

35778

1170

3.4

164624

168885

4261

2.6

2300

2523

223

9.7

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

15471

15765

294

1.9

Theft From Shop

22923

23679

756

3.3

Theft From Vehicle

54307

53343

-964

-1.8

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

24556

23478

-1078

-4.4

Theft of and from vehicles

78863

76821

-2042

-2.6

3050

4177

1127

37.0

40084

44150

4066

10.1

1933

1770

-163

-8.4

FRAUD AND FORGERY

17768

21849

4081

23.0

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

67120

74009

6889

10.3

3420

4007

587

17.2

63700

70002

6302

9.9

DRUG OFFENCES

8931

8664

-267

-3.0

OTHER OFFENCES

4637

4642

5

0.1

358475

380589

22114

6.2

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person

Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods

Arson
Other Criminal Damage

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
LONDON REGION
City of London, Metropolitan Police
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Offence

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

132059

157405

25346

19.2

More Serious Violence

5997

7134

1137

19.0

Less Serious Violence

126062

150271

24209

19.2

SEXUAL OFFENCES

8133

9210

1077

13.2

Rape

1997

2271

274

13.7

Indecent Assault On A Female

4305

5138

833

19.3

Other Sexual Offences

1831

1801

-30

-1.6

ROBBERY

26359

36366

10007

38.0

Robbery Of Business Property

3276

4272

996

30.4

Robbery Of Personal Property

23083

32094

9011

39.0

All violent crime

166551

202981

36430

21.9

BURGLARY

124381

129565

5184

4.2

Burglary In A Dwelling

75836

79531

3695

4.9

Burglary In Other Building

48545

50034

1489

3.1

THEFT & HANDLING

387928

430875

42947

11.1

Theft From The Person

27800

35835

8035

28.9

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

17350

18909

1559

9.0

Theft From Shop

47654

48634

980

2.1

103974

112605

8631

8.3

59548

63003

3455

5.8

163522

175608

12086

7.4

3553

3850

297

8.4

124462

145157

20695

16.6

3587

2882

-705

-19.7

81403

106364

24961

30.7

137167

151999

14832

10.8

5052

6308

1256

24.9

132115

145691

13576

10.3

DRUG OFFENCES

32656

26590

-6066

-18.6

OTHER OFFENCES

11312

11448

136

1.2

941398

1059822

118424

12.6

Theft From Vehicle
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle
Theft of and from vehicles
Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods
FRAUD AND FORGERY
CRIMINAL DAMAGE
Arson
Other Criminal Damage

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
NORTH EAST REGION
Cleveland, Durham, Northumbria
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

20392

21985

1593

7.8

More Serious Violence

1114

1227

113

10.1

Less Serious Violence

19278

20758

1480

7.7

SEXUAL OFFENCES

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

Percentage

1555

1648

93

6.0

Rape

391

366

-25

-6.4

Indecent Assault On A Female

779

820

41

5.3

Other Sexual Offences

385

462

77

20.0

ROBBERY

2427

2464

37

1.5

Robbery Of Business Property

373

395

22

5.9

Robbery Of Personal Property

2054

2069

15

0.7

All violent crime

24374

26097

1723

7.1

BURGLARY

58286

51163

-7123

-12.2

Burglary In A Dwelling

28806

24300

-4506

-15.6

Burglary In Other Building

29480

26863

-2617

-8.9

114392

108288

-6104

-5.3

1997

2168

171

8.6
11.6

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person
Theft Of Pedal Cycle

5372

5996

624

Theft From Shop

17955

19028

1073

6.0

Theft From Vehicle

32223

29953

-2270

-7.0

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

21550

18402

-3148

-14.6

Theft of and from vehicles

53773

48355

-5418

-10.1

7217

6978

-239

-3.3

26435

24339

-2096

-7.9

Handling Stolen Goods

1643

1424

-219

-13.3

FRAUD AND FORGERY

8563

9080

517

6.0

53437

51902

-1535

-2.9

3628

4022

394

10.9

49809

47880

-1929

-3.9

DRUG OFFENCES

6442

6460

18

0.3

OTHER OFFENCES

3247

3270

23

0.7

268741

256260

-12481

-4.6

Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft

CRIMINAL DAMAGE
Arson
Other Criminal Damage

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
NORTH WEST REGION
Cheshire, Cumbria, Gt Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

70555

75568

5013

7.1

More Serious Violence

5043

5543

500

9.9

Less Serious Violence

65512

70025

4513

6.9

SEXUAL OFFENCES

4865

4550

-315

-6.5

Rape

1032

1029

-3

-0.3

Indecent Assault On A Female

2587

2432

-155

-6.0

Other Sexual Offences

1246

1089

-157

-12.6
11.2

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

ROBBERY

11613

12911

1298

Robbery Of Business Property

2275

2486

211

9.3

Robbery Of Personal Property

9338

10425

1087

11.6

87033

93029

5996

6.9

All violent crime
BURGLARY

148840

140632

-8208

-5.5

Burglary In A Dwelling

80325

72721

-7604

-9.5

Burglary In Other Building

68515

67911

-604

-0.9

297498

294620

-2878

-1.0

7091

7076

-15

-0.2

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

14584

15069

485

3.3

Theft From Shop

39403

39232

-171

-0.4

Theft From Vehicle

89427

88330

-1097

-1.2

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

70487

71739

1252

1.8

159914

160069

155

0.1

2752

3084

332

12.1

69983

66789

-3194

-4.6

3771

3301

-470

-12.5

28694

32363

3669

12.8

135878

150369

14491

10.7

4922

6092

1170

23.8

130956

144277

13321

10.2

DRUG OFFENCES

19267

16106

-3161

-16.4

OTHER OFFENCES

9520

9262

-258

-2.7

726730

736381

9651

1.3

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person

Theft of and from vehicles
Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods
FRAUD AND FORGERY
CRIMINAL DAMAGE
Arson
Other Criminal Damage

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
SOUTH EAST REGION
Hampshire, Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

54719

64526

9807

17.9

More Serious Violence

2393

2667

274

11.5

Less Serious Violence

52326

61859

9533

18.2

SEXUAL OFFENCES

4359

4766

407

9.3

810

925

115

14.2

Indecent Assault On A Female

2453

2676

223

9.1

Other Sexual Offences

1096

1165

69

6.3

ROBBERY

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

Rape

3737

4462

725

19.4

Robbery Of Business Property

842

1079

237

28.1

Robbery Of Personal Property

2895

3383

488

16.9

62815

73754

10939

17.4

All violent crime
BURGLARY

101391

95762

-5629

-5.6

Burglary In A Dwelling

46631

43546

-3085

-6.6

Burglary In Other Building

54760

52216

-2544

-4.6

279934

284657

4723

1.7

5116

4859

-257

-5.0

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

20203

21057

854

4.2

Theft From Shop

37172

38993

1821

4.9

Theft From Vehicle

94241

89176

-5065

-5.4
-3.1

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

40966

39711

-1255

135207

128887

-6320

-4.7

4466

7921

3455

77.4

74562

80102

5540

7.4

3208

2838

-370

-11.5

33379

40394

7015

21.0

105559

116524

10965

10.4

5607

6372

765

13.6

Other Criminal Damage

99952

110152

10200

10.2

DRUG OFFENCES

15716

15267

-449

-2.9

OTHER OFFENCES

8145

8463

318

3.9

606939

634821

27882

4.6

Theft of and from vehicles
Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods
FRAUD AND FORGERY
CRIMINAL DAMAGE
Arson

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
SOUTH WEST REGION
Avon & Somerset, Devon & Cornwall, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

34517

37646

3129

9.1

More Serious Violence

1720

1806

86

5.0

Less Serious Violence

32797

35840

3043

9.3

SEXUAL OFFENCES

2759

2682

-77

-2.8

550

563

13

2.4

1466

1453

-13

-0.9

743

666

-77

-10.4

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

Rape
Indecent Assault On A Female
Other Sexual Offences
ROBBERY

2966

3658

692

23.3

Robbery Of Business Property

309

393

84

27.2

Robbery Of Personal Property

2657

3265

608

22.9

All violent crime

40242

43986

3744

9.3

BURGLARY

72444

68603

-3841

-5.3

Burglary In A Dwelling

33160

30370

-2790

-8.4

Burglary In Other Building

39284

38233

-1051

-2.7

186122

183739

-2383

-1.3

2613

2998

385

14.7

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

12376

12009

-367

-3.0

Theft From Shop

23637

23486

-151

-0.6

Theft From Vehicle

67105

61655

-5450

-8.1

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

23241

22463

-778

-3.3

Theft of and from vehicles

90346

84118

-6228

-6.9

5142

5779

637

12.4

49628

53423

3795

7.6

2380

1926

-454

-19.1

FRAUD AND FORGERY

27808

26679

-1129

-4.1

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

59844

62558

2714

4.5

3937

4219

282

7.2

55907

58339

2432

4.4

DRUG OFFENCES

9471

9637

166

1.8

OTHER OFFENCES

3952

4049

97

2.5

399883

399251

-632

-0.2

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person

Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods

Arson
Other Criminal Damage

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
WALES
Dyfed-Powys, Gwent, N. Wales, S. Wales
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

32099

37922

5823

18.1

More Serious Violence

1974

2279

305

15.5

Less Serious Violence

30125

35643

5518

18.3

SEXUAL OFFENCES

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

1818

1749

-69

-3.8

Rape

376

387

11

2.9

Indecent Assault On A Female

877

879

2

0.2

Other Sexual Offences

565

483

-82

-14.5

ROBBERY

853

909

56

6.6

Robbery Of Business Property

144

167

23

16.0

Robbery Of Personal Property

709

742

33

4.7

All violent crime

34770

40580

5810

16.7

BURGLARY

41941

36764

-5177

-12.3

Burglary In A Dwelling

16038

14446

-1592

-9.9

Burglary In Other Building

25903

22318

-3585

-13.8

103575

98727

-4848

-4.7

893

929

36

4.0
0.2

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person
Theft Of Pedal Cycle

4483

4492

9

Theft From Shop

13264

14251

987

7.4

Theft From Vehicle

30890

29443

-1447

-4.7

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

25271

22421

-2850

-11.3

Theft of and from vehicles

56161

51864

-4297

-7.7

971

2454

1483

152.7

25849

23139

-2710

-10.5

1954

1598

-356

-18.2

FRAUD AND FORGERY

12006

11889

-117

-1.0

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

56066

54926

-1140

-2.0

3402

3284

-118

-3.5

52664

51642

-1022

-1.9

DRUG OFFENCES

9749

8520

-1229

-12.6

OTHER OFFENCES

3887

4081

194

5.0

261994

255487

-6507

-2.5

Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods

Arson
Other Criminal Damage

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
WEST MIDLANDS REGION
Staffordshire, Warwickshire, W. Mercia, W. Midlands
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

50190

66199

16009

31.9

More Serious Violence

2727

3360

633

23.2

Less Serious Violence

47463

62839

15376

32.4

SEXUAL OFFENCES

3363

3833

470

14.0

642

809

167

26.0

1978

2182

204

10.3

743

842

99

13.3

ROBBERY

8345

11372

3027

36.3

Robbery Of Business Property

1249

1347

98

7.8

Robbery Of Personal Property

7096

10025

2929

41.3

61898

81404

19506

31.5

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

Rape
Indecent Assault On A Female
Other Sexual Offences

All violent crime
BURGLARY

113710

109989

-3721

-3.3

Burglary In A Dwelling

56051

53513

-2538

-4.5

Burglary In Other Building

57659

56476

-1183

-2.1

217954

232693

14739

6.8

5320

8136

2816

52.9

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

11051

10907

-144

-1.3

Theft From Shop

27841

31580

3739

13.4

Theft From Vehicle

69699

72554

2855

4.1

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

49042

46442

-2600

-5.3

118741

118996

255

0.2

5045

5480

435

8.6

46945

55010

8065

17.2

3011

2584

-427

-14.2

FRAUD AND FORGERY

25867

38334

12467

48.2

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

88309

104713

16404

18.6

5335

6720

1385

26.0

Other Criminal Damage

82974

97993

15019

18.1

DRUG OFFENCES

12171

11099

-1072

-8.8

OTHER OFFENCES

6905

8897

1992

28.8

526814

587129

60315

11.4

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person

Theft of and from vehicles
Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods

Arson

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
Humberside, N. Yorkshire, S. Yorkshire, W. Yorkshire
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

37452

39529

2077

5.5

More Serious Violence

2446

2531

85

3.5

Less Serious Violence

35006

36998

1992

5.7

SEXUAL OFFENCES

3468

3462

-6

-0.2

714

818

104

14.6

1863

1819

-44

-2.4

891

825

-66

-7.4

Offence
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

Rape
Indecent Assault On A Female
Other Sexual Offences
ROBBERY

5060

5372

312

6.2

Robbery Of Business Property

953

866

-87

-9.1

Robbery Of Personal Property

4107

4506

399

9.7

45980

48363

2383

5.2

All violent crime
BURGLARY

147409

133940

-13469

-9.1

Burglary In A Dwelling

72675

63175

-9500

-13.1

Burglary In Other Building

74734

70765

-3969

-5.3

256076

241586

-14490

-5.7

6671

7345

674

10.1

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

14542

14375

-167

-1.1

Theft From Shop

30131

30307

176

0.6

Theft From Vehicle

83847

75748

-8099

-9.7

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle

48573

42549

-6024

-12.4

132420

118297

-14123

-10.7

8014

8270

256

3.2

60733

60354

-379

-0.6

3565

2638

-927

-26.0

20704

22623

1919

9.3

103295

102767

-528

-0.5

8070

8612

542

6.7

Other Criminal Damage

95225

94155

-1070

-1.1

DRUG OFFENCES

13902

12408

-1494

-10.7

OTHER OFFENCES

5502

5246

-256

-4.7

592868

566933

-25935

-4.4

Theft of and from vehicles
Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods
FRAUD AND FORGERY
CRIMINAL DAMAGE
Arson

Overall totals

RECORDED CRIME
England and Wales total
Apr 98 -

Apr 99 -

Offence

Mar 99

Mar 00

Change

Percentage

VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON

502788

581036

78248

15.6

More Serious Violence

27047

30445

3398

12.6

Less Serious Violence

475741

550591

74850

15.7

SEXUAL OFFENCES

36174

37792

1618

4.5

7636

8409

773

10.1

19524

20664

1140

5.8

9014

8719

-295

-3.3

ROBBERY

66835

84277

17442

26.1

Robbery Of Business Property

10481

12148

1667

15.9

Robbery Of Personal Property

56354

72129

15775

28.0

All violent crime

605797

703105

97308

16.1

BURGLARY

953184

906468

-46716

-4.9

Burglary In A Dwelling

473349

442602

-30747

-6.5

Burglary In Other Building

479835

463866

-15969

-3.3

2191439

2223620

32181

1.5

63118

76254

13136

20.8

Theft Of Pedal Cycle

128557

131240

2683

2.1

Theft From Shop

281972

292494

10522

3.7

Theft From Vehicle

685919

669232

-16687

-2.4
-4.4

Rape
Indecent Assault On A Female
Other Sexual Offences

THEFT & HANDLING
Theft From The Person

Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of Motor Vehicle
Theft of and from vehicles
Vehicle Interference And Tampering
Other Theft
Handling Stolen Goods

391807

374686

-17121

1077726

1043918

-33808

-3.1

48011

56521

8510

17.7

564309

599895

35586

6.3

27746

23298

-4448

-16.0

592055

623193

31138

5.3

FRAUD AND FORGERY

279503

334773

55270

19.8

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

879586

945682

66096

7.5

47273

53794

6521

13.8

Other Criminal Damage

832313

891888

59575

7.2

DRUG OFFENCES

135945

121866

-14079

-10.4

OTHER OFFENCES

63635

65671

2036

3.2

5109089

5301185

192096

3.8

Arson

Overall totals