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Antisocial Behaviour

Volume 507: debated on Thursday 11 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many reports of antisocial behaviour police forces in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England and Wales have received in each year since 1997. (313498)

The total number of incidents classified as antisocial behaviour as defined within the National Incident Category List (NICL) in 2007-08 and 2008-09 are set out in the table. Data are not available by constituency and were only collected in 2007-08 and 2008-09.

These data are normally used for management information only and are not subject to the detailed checks that apply for National Statistics publications.

Force area

2007-08

2008-09

South Tyneside

19,030

16,233

North East of England1

298,864

271,707

England and Wales

3,868,002

23,669,100

1 For policing purposes the Home Office defines the North East region as consisting of three police forces: Cleveland, Durham, and Northumbria. 2 This figure has increased by 7,602 compared to the figure in PQ ref: 289587 owing to a correction to Wiltshire's figure. Note: The data represent calls for service as recorded by police forces under the ASB categories and may be subject to local variation in reporting and classifying.