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Crime: North Yorkshire

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 16 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offences were reported to North Yorkshire Police in each year since 1980. (322111)

The information requested is given in the tables.

Table 1: Offences recorded by the police in North Yorkshire, 1980-97

Number

1980

21,699

1981

25,700

1982

29,611

1983

28,796

1984

31,638

1985

35,427

1986

35,968

1987

37,494

1988

34,686

1989

35,774

1990

46,252

1991

51,471

1992

54,816

1993

57,967

1994

62,153

1995

63,539

1996

56,919

1997

50,252

Table 2: Offences recorded by the police in North Yorkshire, 1998-99 to 2001-021, 2

Number

1998-99

55,309

1999-2000

53,554

2000-01

51,532

2001-02

59,125

1 The coverage was extended and counting rules revised from 1998-99. Figures from that date are not directly comparable with those for 1997. 2 The data in this table are prior to the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard. These figures are not directly comparable with those for later years.

Table 3: Offences recorded by the police in North Yorkshire, 2002-03 to 2008-091

Number

2002-03

67,239

2003-04

71,473

2004-05

61,615

2005-06

58,850

2006-07

54,526

2007-08

49,944

2008-09

48,563

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