National Statistics

Criminal justice statistics quarterly: June 2014

Trends in activity in the criminal justice system.

Documents

Overview tables

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Out of court disposals tables

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Court proceedings tables

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Conviction tables

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Sentencing tables

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Offending histories tables

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First time entrants data tool

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First time entrants data

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This quarterly report presents key statistics on activity in the criminal justice system (CJS) for England and Wales. It provides information for the latest 12 months (July 2013 to June 2014) with accompanying commentary, analysis and presentation of longer term trends.

Key findings

  • Number of individuals formally dealt with by the Criminal Justice System is lowest on record (1970 to date).
  • The use of out of court disposals is now less than half of the peak, in year ending June 2007.
  • Conviction ratio has remained relatively stable since year ending June 2009 (following on from an increase in the 5 years before this).
  • Average custodial sentence length continues to increase since June 2006.
  • Immediate custody rate for indictable offences is highest in the decade and has increased in each of the last 5 years.
  • Number of first time entrants formally dealt with by the CJS continues to decline.
  • 25% increase in adult offenders given suspended sentences despite having 15 or more previous cautions or convictions.
  • Prosecutions for sexual offences are the highest in the decade and increased by 19% in the latest year, in line with recorded crime.

The bulletin is produced and handled by the ministry’s analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons.

Ministry of Justice

Secretary of State for Justice; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for Prisons, Probation and Rehabilitation; Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for the Courts and Legal Aid; Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties; Permanent Secretary; 2 special advisers; 2 Director Generals, Crime; Director, Analytical Services; Director, Sentencing and Rehabilitation; senior policy official, Sentencing and Youth Policy; policy official, Sentencing; policy official, Out of court disposals; policy official, Youth justice; Head of News; senior press officer; 3 further press officers; 2 private secretaries; 6 assistant private secretaries.

Home Office

Home Secretary; Permanent Secretary; Director of Crime; 1 press officer; Chief Statistician; 1 assistant private secretary

The Judiciary

Lord Chief Justice; Head of Lord Chief Justice’s Criminal Justice Team

Other

Attorney General; policy official

Published 20 November 2014
Last updated 20 November 2014 + show all updates
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