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1

What are the two key measures of crime in the UK?

The annual Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) and Police recorded crime

2

What was the CSEW formerly known as?

The British Crime Survey (BCS)

3

In recorded crime figures for 2013-14 in England and Wales, how many homicides were there?

537

4

In recorded crime figures for 2013-14 in England and Wales, how many threats to kill were there?

9,357

5

In recorded crime figures for 2013-14 in England and Wales, how many assault with intent were there?

18,552

6

In recorded crime figures for 2013-14 in England and Wales, how many assaults with injury were there?

312,632

7

In recorded crime figures for 2013-14 in England and Wales, how many assaults without injury were there?

224,775

8

How many violent offences were there in total?

666,696

9

How many categories of violent crimes are there?

25

10

What percentage of the total percentage of crimes did these violent crimes make up?

17.93%

11

What percentage were without injury?

34%

12

How many rapes of female 16+ were there?

13,445

13

How many rapes of male 16+ were there?

717

14

How many sexual assaults on female under 13 were there?

5,161

15

How many sexual assaults on male under 13 were there?

1,686

16

What was the total number of sexual offences were there?

66,805

17

How many categories of sexual assualt are there?

22

18

What percentage of the total percentage of offences were sexual offences?

1.8%

19

How many controlled drugs were trafficked?

28,871

20

How many people were found in possession of drugs (excluding cannabis)?

33, 569

21

How many people were found in possession of cannabis?

129,390

22

What was the total number of drug offences?

192, 925

23

How many categories of drug crime are there?

4

24

What was the percentage of drug offences out of the total percentage?

5.3%

25

How many burglary, theft and vehicle offences were there?

1, 817,621

26

What percentage did burglary etc make up of total percentage?

48.9%

27

How many face-to-face interviews have the CSEW had with adults 16 and over since 2009?

34,906

28

How many face-to-face interviews have the CSEW had with 10-15 year olds and over since 2009?

2,902

29

What is the representative rate for adults and children?

75% response rate for adults and 68% for children

30

What are these participants asked?

About their experience with crime in the preceding 12 months and their attitudes towards crime, perception of crime and anti-social behaviour.