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Crime (Statistics)

Volume 526: debated on Wednesday 14 April 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether

Offence GroupOffences known to the police
19521953Variation per cent.
Violence against Person6,9977,083+ 86 or 1·2
Sexual Offences14,96716,317+ 1,350 or 9·0
Breaking and Entering97,94188,607— 9,334 or 9·5
Larceny341,512308,578— 32,934 or 9·6
Receiving9,1887,786— 1,402 or 15·3
Frauds and False Pretences27,23027,763+ 533 or 2·0
Malicious injury to Property5,0035,309+ 306 or 6·1
Forgery4,1734,649+ 476 or 11·4
Robbery1,002980— 22 or 2·2
Others5,5465,917+ 371 or 6·7
Total513,559472,989— 40,570 or 7·9