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Burglary: Northumbria

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 4 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many domestic burglaries there were in (a) Houghton and Washington, East and (b) Northumbria police authority area in each of the last 10 years. (147449)

Information for the Houghton and Washington, East constituency is not available centrally. The available information relates to the Sunderland Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership (CDRP) area and the Northumbria police force area and is given in the tables.

Table 1: Offences of domestic burglary recorded by the police—1996 and 1997

Sunderland CDRP

Northumbria police force area

1996

n/a

21,409

1997

n/a

17,113

n/a - not available

Table 2: Offences of domestic burglary recorded by the police—1998-99 to 2001-02

Sunderland CDRP

Northumbria police force area

1998-99

n/a

15,334

1999-2000

3,311

12,539

2000-01

3,016

11,377

2001-02

2,982

11,244

n/a = not available

Notes:

1. The coverage was extended and counting rules revised from 1998-99. Figures from that date are not directly comparable with those for 1996 and 1997.

2. The data in this table is prior to the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard. These figures are not directly comparable with those for later years.

Table 3: Offences of domestic burglary recorded by the police—2002-03 to 2005-06

Sunderland CDRP

Northumbria police force area

2002-03

2,962

11,179

2003-04

2,369

10,223

2004-05

1,910

7,897

2005-06

1,353

6,560

Note:

The data in this table takes account of the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard in April 2002. These figures are not directly comparable with those for earlier years.