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Crime Rates

Volume 171: debated on Friday 27 April 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what are the rates of burglary (a) in the United Kingdom and (b) in other European Economic Community member states;(2) what are the most recent figures for

(a) violent crime and (b) rape; and what are the comparable rates of these crimes in other European Economic Community member states.

The most recent comparative information on crime rates in different countries relates to 1988 and is published in "Experiences of Crime across the World" (Key findings of the 1989 International Crime Survey), for example in table E1. A copy of this publication is available in the Library.