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Details of crime statistics in London.

Warning: This is archived material and may be out of date. The Metropolitan Police Authority has been replaced by the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPC).

See the MOPC website for further information.

Crime Statistics

Crime statistics in London for the 12 months November 2010 to October 2011 compared to the same period the previous year.

Click on the crime name for a full explanation of what it includes.

  Down Up Change in number of offences Percentage change
Most serious violence & assault with injury Down   -6135 -8.9%
Gun crime Down   -644 -20.7%
Knife crime    up +1727 +13.6%
Youth violence Down   -1644 -8.3%
Rape offences   up +329 +10.6%
All other serious sexual offences   up +47 +1.0%
Homicide   up +9 +7.6%
Residential burglary   up +5118 +8.8%
Robbery and theft from a person   up +8938 +13.0%
Theft of or from a vehicle   up +52 +0.1%
Business crime
Business crime Down   -1729 -2.19%
Hate crime
Domestic violence Down   -2718 -5.5%
Homophobic offences Down   -135 -10.1%
Racist and Religious Hate Crime Down   -1658 -17.4%

Comprehensive crime statistics are available on the MPS website at

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