Earlier this week Iain Bell blogged about our new approach for crime statistics. Now these figures have been released he explains what this means for the main messages we presented about crime.Read more on Crime – revealing the big picture
ONS has been working on a “step change” in its presentation of the crime statistics for England and Wales. As Iain Bell explains, the new approach emphasises clear explanation of the latest trends using the best possible source of information on each type of crime.Read more on Crime statistics – what’s next?
Since ONS released its latest statistics there’s been much talk of a ‘13% increase in crime’. But that number only reflects crimes recorded by the police. To really understand trends in crime we need to look at a range of crime types and data sources, as Iain Bell explains…Read more on Crime – how worried should we be about the latest figures?