CRIME REPORT 2019
Crime in England and Wales: Year Ending September 2019
The police recorded 5.8 million crimes in England and Wales (excluding Greater Manchester Police) in the year ending September 2019
The CSEW estimated that over 10.9 million offences were experienced by adults aged 16 years and over in the year ending September 2019
12% increase in robbery (82,542 offences)
7% increase in the number of offences involving knives or sharp instruments (44,771 offences) (the highest ever recorded).