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Flatley, John, Chris Kershaw, Kevin Smith, Rupert Chaplin and Debbie Moon. 2010 ‘Recorded Crime by Offence, 1997 to 2009/10 and percentage change between 2008/09 and 2009/10: Homicide.’ Crime in England and Wales 2009/10: Findings from the British Crime Survey and Police Recorded Crime; Table 2.04. London: UK Home Office. 1 July

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Homicide in England & Wales

Table 2.04 Recorded crime by offence, 1997 to 2009/10 and percentage change between 2008/09 and 2009/10: Homicide*

1997: 739
1998/99: 750
1999/00: 766
2000/01: 850
2001/02: 891
2002/03**: 1,047
2003/04: 904
2004/05: 868
2005/06**: 764
2006/07: 758
2007/08: 774
2008/09: 657
2009/10: 615

% change 2008/09 to 2009/10: -6

*'Homicide' in England and Wales includes both 'Manslaughter' and 'Infanticide'.

**The homicide figure for 2002/03 includes 172 homicides attributed to Harold Shipman in previous years but coming to light in the official inquiry in 2002. The homicide figure in 2005/06 of 764 includes 52 homicide victims of the 7 July London bombings.

ID: Q2081

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