Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Indicator 16.3.1

Proportion of victims of violence in the previous 12 months who reported their victimization to competent authorities or other officially recognized conflict resolution mechanisms

Percentage of violent incidents reported to the police in the last 12 months

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Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Geographical Area: England and Wales

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

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Percentage of violent incidents reported to the police in the last 12 months

Indicator description

Percentage of incidents of violence reported to the police in the last 12 months.

Geographical coverage

England and Wales

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Definitions

All violence includes wounding and assault with minor injury or without injury, attempted assault and wounding or assault with a sexual motive. Incidents that were reported to the police also includes those incidents that the police came to know about in another way, e.g. they arrived at the scene.

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For details of the Crime Survey for England and Wales, see the user guide to crime statistics for England and Wales. Information about the different crime types can be found in chapter 5 of the user guide. This indicator is being used as an approximation of the UN SDG Indicator. Where possible, we will work to identify or develop UK data to meet the global indicator specification. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of victims of violence in the previous 12 months who reported their victimization to competent authorities or other officially recognized conflict resolution mechanisms

Target name

Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODC))

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Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1981

Geographical coverage

England and Wales

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Release date

18/07/2019

Next release

TBA

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

crimestatistics@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Data acquired from the Crime Survey for England and Wales.