Homicide Statistics

This briefing paper looks at homicide statistics in England and Wales. It also looks at equivalent statistics for Scotland and Northern Ireland as well as comparing international statistics on homicide. The paper also examines statistics concerning the characteristics of victims and offenders, the methods used to kill and the outcomes for offenders. This paper updates and supersedes the Commons Library Homicide Statistics Research Paper (99/56) published on 27 May 1999. …

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Hate Crime Statistics

This briefing paper looks at Hate Crime in England & Wales using figures provided by the Crime Survey of England and Wales (CSEW) and the Police Recorded Crime Series. The paper also presents data on hate crime rates per 100,000 population in each police force area and for each hate crime strand. It also looks at similar figures in Scotland and Northern Ireland. …

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