The most recent re-offending information for adults living in England and Wales was published in November 2006 as: “Re-offending of Adults: results from the 2003 cohort”, Home Office Statistical Bulletin 20/06. The report is available online at:
The two year re-offending rate for the 2003 cohort was 57.6 per cent. Among offenders discharged from custody the re-offending rate was 66 per cent. and for offenders commencing a community sentence the re-offending rate was 53.4 per cent.