The following table shows the available figures for the two-year re-offending rate for adult offenders in England and Wales discharged from prison in the first quarter of each year.
Two year re-offending rate (Percentage) 2000 65 2002 67 2003 66 2004 65
Two year re-offending rate (Percentage)
Prior to 2000, different data were used to calculate figures on re-offending, and these earlier figures are not comparable. Further information is available in the most recent Statistical Bulletin on adult re-offending which can be found at the Ministry of Justice website:
The analysis does not include a breakdown by area.