National Statistics

Criminal Justice System statistics quarterly: December 2016

Trends in activity in the criminal justice system from January to December 2016.

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Criminal justice statistics quarterly: December 2016

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Criminal justice statistics infographic

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Erratum: 8 December 2017

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Erratum data

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Overview tables

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Offending history tables

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Guide to criminal justice statistics

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Criminal justice statistics outcomes by offence tool

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Out of court disposals tool

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Prosecutions and convictions tool

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Remands – magistrates’ court tool

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Remands – Crown Court tool

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Sentencing tool

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Motoring tool

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Magistrates’ court tool

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Crown Court tool

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Offending History Tool: First Time Entrants Statistics

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Offending History Tool: Previous offence statistics

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Offending History Tool: Sanction statistics

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Offence group classifications

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Data behind interactive tools (CSVs)

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Courts by criminal justice area (CSV)

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Experimental statistics – proceedings and outcomes by Home Office offence code (CSV)

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Details

An error has been identified since the publication of this bulletin. This affects figures for ‘disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress’ and summary offences relating to sending offensive/threatening messages. For more information please refer to the erratum published on 8 December 2017.

The reports present key statistics on activity in the criminal justice system for England and Wales. It provides information for the latest year (2016) with accompanying commentary, analysis and presentation of longer term trends.

An interactive Sankey diagram (a type of flow diagram, in which the width of the arrows is shown proportionally to the number each represents) presenting flows through the criminal justice system accompanies this bulletin.

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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

Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice; Minister of State for Courts and Justice; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prisons and Probation; Parliamentary under Secretary of State and Minister for Victims, Youth and Family Justice; Lords spokesperson – Ministry of Justice; Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Justice; Director General Justice and Courts Policy Group; Director General Finance Group; Director General Offender Reform and Commissioning Group; Director of Analytical Services and Chief Economist; Executive Director of the Prison Estate Transformation Programme; Director Criminal Justice Policy; Director Offender and Youth Justice Policy; Deputy Director Sentencing Policy; Deputy Director Criminal Courts and Law; Deputy Director Criminal Court Policy and Community Interventions; Deputy Director Legal Operations - Courts & Tribunals Development Directorate; Deputy Director Crime; Chief Statistician; Head of Operational Performance; Crime Service Manager; Principal Private Secretary; Deputy Principal Private Secretary; 4 Private Secretaries; Deputy Private Secretary; 6 Assistant Private Secretaries; 2 Press Officers; 2 Special Advisors; 4 Policy Advisors.

Home Office

Home Secretary; Permanent Secretary, Home Office; Director of Crime, Home Office; Deputy Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary; Private Secretary to the Home Secretary; Assistant Private Secretary to the Home Office Permanent Secretary; Acting Head of Crime and Policing Statistics, Home Office.

The Judiciary

Lord Chief Justice; Head of the Criminal Justice Team for the Lord Chief Justice; Legal Advisor to the Lord Chief Justice; Assistant Private Secretary to the Lord Chief Justice

Other

Policy Official, Office of the Attorney General; Desk Officer, Cabinet Office.

Published 18 May 2017
Last updated 8 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Erratum and erratum data published.
  2. First published.