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Crime and Justice in the United States
and in England and Wales, 1981-96

Appendix 2: English databases for the study: Part 2

Appendix table 28 | Appendix table 29 | Appendix table 30 | Appendix table 31
Appendix table 32 | Appendix table 33 | Appendix table 34 | Appendix table 35
Appendix table 36 | Appendix table 37 | Appendix table 38 | Appendix table 39

Appendix 2 - Part 2 tables in spreadsheets (24K zip file)

Appendix table 28.
English murder 1981 1982 1983 1984
Number of police-recorded offenses 559 618 550 621
Population (in thousands) 49,634 49,613 49,681 49,810
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 0.0113 0.0125 0.0111 0.0125
Number of offenders per offense 1.1 1.1
Offender population 615 605
Number of offenders convicted 388 389
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,432 43,637
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.0089 0.0089

Number of offenders per conviction 1.6 1.6

Probability of an offender being convicted 0.631 0.643

Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 631 643

Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 328 338

Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.008 0.008

Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 84.5% 86.9%

Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.533 0.559

Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 533.4 558.7

Incarceration sentence length (in months) 154.5 149.9

Time served before being released (in months) 68.8 63.7

Percent of incarceration sentence served 44.5% 42.5%

Number of days served per offender 1117.0 1,083.2

Number of months served per offender 36.7 35.6

English murder 1985 1986 1987 1988
Number of police-recorded offenses 618 661 688 624
Population (in thousands) 49,991 50,162 50,321 50,487
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 0.0124 0.0132 0.0137 0.0124
Number of offenders per offense 1.1
Offender population 757
Number of offenders convicted 432
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,996
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.0098
Number of offenders per conviction 1.8
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.571
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 571
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 400
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.009
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 92.6%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.529
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 528.5
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 144.7
Time served before being released (in months) 65.8
Percent of incarceration sentence served 45.5%
Number of days served per offender 1,058.6
Number of months served per offender 34.8
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Appendix table 29.
English murder 1989 1990 1991 1992
Number of police-recorded offenses 641 669 725 687
Population (in thousands) 50,678 50,870 51,100 51,277
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 0.0126 0.0132 0.0142 0.0134
Number of offenders per offense 1.1
Offender population 798
Number of offenders convicted 448
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,446
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.0101
Number of offenders per conviction 1.8
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.562
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 562
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 398
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.009
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 88.8%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.499
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 499.1
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 216.6
Time served before being released (in months) 95.2
Percent of incarceration sentence served 44.0%
Number of days served per offender 1,446.1
Number of months served per offender 47.5
English murder 1993 1994 1995 1996
Number of police-recorded offenses 670 726 745 681
Population (in thousands) 51,439 51,621 51,820 52,010
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 0.0130 0.0141 0.0144 0.0131
Number of offenders per offense 1.1 1.1 1.1
Offender population 737 820 749
Number of offenders convicted 466 455
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,690 45,031
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.0104 0.0101
Number of offenders per conviction 1.6 1.8
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.632 0.555
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 632 555
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 432 429
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.010 0.010
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 92.7% 94.3%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.586 0.523
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 586.2 523.5
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 228.0 229.9
Time served before being released (in months) 105.1 99.8
Percent of incarceration sentence served 46.1% 43.4%
Number of days served per offender 1,875.1 1,590.2
Number of months served per offender 61.6 52.2
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Appendix table 30.
English rape 1981 1982 1983 1984
Number of police-recorded offenses 1,068 1,336 1,334 1,433
Female population (in thousands) 25,474 25,466 25,491 25,540
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 female population 0.0419 0.0525 0.0523 0.0561
Number of offenders per offense 1.1 1.1
Offender population 1,175 1,467
Number of offenders convicted 320 312
Male population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 20,976 21,086
Number convicted per 1,000 male population ages 10 or older 0.0153 0.0148
Number of offenders per conviction 3.7 4.7
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.272 0.213
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 272 213
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 288 296
Number incarcerated per 1,000 male population ages 10 or older 0.014 0.014
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 90.0% 94.9%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.245 0.202
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 245.1 201.7
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 40.1 41.6
Time served before being released (in months) 20.3 20.5
Percent of incarceration sentence served 50.6% 49.3%
Number of days served per offender 151.5 125.9
Number of months served per offender 5.0 4.1
English rape 1985 1986 1987 1988
Number of police-recorded offenses 1,842 2,288 2,471 2,855
Female population (in thousands) 25,621 25,706 25,775 25,846
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 female population 0.0719 0.0890 0.0959 0.1105
Number of offenders per offense 1.1
Offender population 2,718
Number of offenders convicted 425
Male population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 21,299
Number convicted per 1,000 male population ages 10 or older 0.0200
Number of offenders per conviction 6.4
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.156
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 156
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 408
Number incarcerated per 1,000 male population ages 10 or older 0.019
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 96.0%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.150
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 150.1
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 52.0
Time served before being released (in months) 27.2
Percent of incarceration sentence served 52.3%
Number of days served per offender 124.3
Number of months served per offender 4.1

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Appendix table 31.
English rape 1989 1990 1991 1992
Number of police-recorded offenses 3,305 3,391 4,045 4,142
Female population (in thousands) 25,928 25,998 26,104 26,178
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 female population 0.1275 0.1304 0.1550 0.1582
Number of offenders per offense 1.1
Offender population 4,450
Number of offenders convicted 537
Male population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 21,578
Number convicted per 1,000 male population ages 10 or older 0.0249
Number of offenders per conviction 8.3
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.121
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 121
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 511
Number incarcerated per 1,000 male population ages 10 or older 0.024
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 95.2%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.115
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 114.8
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 58.0
Time served before being released (in months) 29.5
Percent of incarceration sentence served 50.9%
Number of days served per offender 103.1
Number of months served per offender 3.4
English rape 1993 1994 1995 1996
Number of police-recorded offenses 4,589 5,032 4,986 5,759
Female population (in thousands) 26,241 26,317 26,387 26,453
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 female population 0.1749 0.1912 0.1890 0.2177
Number of offenders per offense 1.1 1.1 1.1
Offender population 5,048 5,485 6,335
Number of offenders convicted 464 547
Male population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 21,737 21,952
Number convicted per 1,000 male population ages 10 or older 0.0213 0.0249
Number of offenders per conviction 10.9 10.0
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.092 0.100
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 92 100
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 437 517
Number incarcerated per 1,000 male population ages 10 or older 0.020 0.024
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 94.2% 94.5%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.087 0.094
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 86.6 94.3
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 70.2 77
Time served before being released (in months) 35.7 44.2
Percent of incarceration sentence served 50.9% 57.4%
Number of days served per offender 94.1 126.8
Number of months served per offender 3.1 4.2

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Appendix table 32.
English robbery 1981 1982 1983 1984
Victim survey offenses 162,641 144,948
Population ages 16 or older (in thousands) 38,724 39,175
Survey crime rate per 1,000 population ages 16 or older 4.20 3.70
Number of offenders per offense 2.4 2.4
Percent of offenses reported to police 46.5% 39.0%
Number of offenses reported to police 75,628 56,530
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 18,361 19,926
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.113 0.137
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 24.3% 35.2%
Number of police-recorded offenses 20,282 22,837 22,119 24,890
Population (in thousands) 49,634 49,613 49,681 49,810
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 0.409 0.460 0.445 0.500
Number of offenders convicted 4,132 4,024
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,432 43,637
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.095 0.092
Offender population 431,177 386,161
Number of offenders per conviction 104.4 96.0
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.010 0.010
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 10 10
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 3,039 3,106
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.070 0.071
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 73.5% 77.2%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.007 0.008
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 7.0 8.0
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 26.7 24.3
Time served before being released (in months) 13.1 11.3
Percent of incarceration sentence served 49.1% 46.5%
Number of days served per offender 2.8 2.8
English robbery 1985 1986 1987 1988
Victim survey offenses 176,920
Population ages 16 or older (in thousands) 40,209
Survey crime rate per 1,000 population ages 16 or older 4.40
Number of offenders per offense 2.4
Percent of offenses reported to police 43.9%
Number of offenses reported to police 77,668
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 29,711
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.168
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 38.3%
Number of police-recorded offenses 27,463 30,020 32,633 31,437
Population (in thousands) 49,991 50,162 50,321 50,487
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 0.549 0.598 0.648 0.623
Number of offenders convicted 4,439
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,996
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.101
Offender population 466,367
Number of offenders per conviction 105.1
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.010
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 10
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 3,512
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.080
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 79.1%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.008
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 7.5
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 34.1
Time served before being released (in months) 16.6
Percent of incarceration sentence served 48.7%
Number of days served per offender 3.8
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Appendix table 33.
English robbery 1989 1990 1991 1992
Victim survey offenses 183,582
Population ages 16 or older (in thousands) 40,796
Survey crime rate per 1,000 population ages 16 or older 4.50
Number of offenders per offense 2.4
Percent of offenses reported to police 47.2%
Number of offenses reported to police 86,651
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 40,877
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.223
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 47.2%
Number of police-recorded offenses 33,163 36,195 45,323 52,894
Population (in thousands) 50,678 50,870 51,100 51,277
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 0.654 0.712 0.887 1.032
Number of offenders convicted 4,841
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,446
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.109
Offender population 488,518
Number of offenders per conviction 100.9
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.010
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 10
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 3,381
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.076
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 69.8%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.007
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 6.9
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 40.9
Time served before being released (in months) 20.4
Percent of incarceration sentence served 49.9%
Number of days served per offender 4.3
English robbery 1993 1994 1995 1996
Victim survey offenses 237,365 312,871
Population ages 16 or older (in thousands) 40,925 41,167
Survey crime rate per 1,000 population ages 16 or older 5.80 7.60
Number of offenders per offense 2.4 2.4
Percent of offenses reported to police 46.5% 56.6%
Number of offenses reported to police 110,375 177,085
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 52,058 61,496
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.219 0.197
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 47.2% 34.7%
Number of police-recorded offenses 57,845 60,007 68,074 74,035
Population (in thousands) 51,439 51,621 51,820 52,010
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 1.125 1.162 1.314 1.423
Number of offenders convicted 5,094 5,167
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,690 45,031
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.114 0.115
Offender population 633,004 831,210
Number of offenders per conviction 124.3 160.9
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.008 0.006
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 8 6
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 3,550 3,452
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.079 0.077
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 69.7% 66.8%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.006 0.004
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 5.6 4.2
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 41.4 40.3
Time served before being released (in months) 19.5 20.5
Percent of incarceration sentence served 47.1% 50.9%
Number of days served per offender 3.3 2.6
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Appendix table 34.
English assault 1981 1982 1983 1984
Victim survey offenses 507,286 423,090
Population ages 16 or older (in thousands) 38,724 39,175
Survey crime rate per 1,000 population ages 16 or older 13.10 10.80
Number of offenders per offense 2 2
Percent of offenses reported to police 40.2% 59.6%
Number of offenses reported to police 203,929 252,162
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 84,268 93,572
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.166 0.221
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 41.3% 37.1%
Number of police-recorded offenses 98,021 106,279 108,980 111,628
Population (in thousands) 49,634 49,613 49,681 49,810
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 1.975 2.142 2.194 2.241
Number of offenders convicted 48,650 49,459
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,432 43,637
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 1.120 1.133
Offender population 1,180,156 985,516
Number of offenders per conviction 24.3 19.9
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.041 0.050
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 41 50
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 6,352 7,325
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.146 0.168
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 13.1% 14.8%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.005 0.007
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 5.4 7.4
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 10.8 10.0
Time served before being released (in months) 6.0 5.2
Percent of incarceration sentence served 55.6% 52.0%
Number of days served per offender 1.0 1.2
English assault 1985 1986 1987 1988
Victim survey offenses 566,947
Population ages 16 or older (in thousands) 40,209
Survey crime rate per 1,000 population ages 16 or older 14.10
Number of offenders per offense 2
Percent of offenses reported to police 43.3%
Number of offenses reported to police 245,488
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 117,739
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.208
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 48.0%
Number of police-recorded offenses 118,791 122,139 137,135 153,459
Population (in thousands) 49,991 50,162 50,321 50,487
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 2.376 2.435 2.725 3.040
Number of offenders convicted 45,640
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,996
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 1.037
Offender population 1,320,689
Number of offenders per conviction 28.9
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.035
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 35
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 8,694
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.198
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 19.0%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.007
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 6.6
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 14.7
Time served before being released (in months) 6.7
Percent of incarceration sentence served 45.6%
Number of days served per offender 1.3
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Appendix table 35.
English assault 1989 1990 1991 1992
Victim survey offenses 628,258
Population ages 16 or older (in thousands) 40,796
Survey crime rate per 1,000 population ages 16 or older 15.40
Number of offenders per offense 2
Percent of offenses reported to police 47.7%
Number of offenses reported to police 299,679
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 157,091
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.250
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 52.4%
Number of police-recorded offenses 171,769 178,684 183,653 194,458
Population (in thousands) 50,678 50,870 51,100 51,277
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 3.389 3.513 3.594 3.792
Number of offenders convicted 45,513
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,446
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 1.024
Offender population 1,468,976
Number of offenders per conviction
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.031
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 31
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 6,962
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.157
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 15.3%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.005
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 4.7
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 17.8
Time served before being released (in months) 8.2
Percent of incarceration sentence served 46.1%
Number of days served per offender 1.2
English assault 1993 1994 1995 1996
Victim survey offenses 691,633 823,344
Population ages 16 or older (in thousands) 40,925 41,167
Survey crime rate per 1,000 population ages 16 or older 16.90 20.00
Number of offenders per offense 2 2
Percent of offenses reported to police 53.9% 40.0%
Number of offenses reported to police 372,790 329,338
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 168,789 173,633
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.244 0.211
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 45.3% 52.7%
Number of police-recorded offenses 197,466 209,416 203,461 228,636
Population (in thousands) 51,439 51,621 51,820 52,010
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 3.839 4.057 3.926 4.396
Number of offenders convicted 37,412 27,446
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,690 45,031
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.837 0.609
Offender population 1,618,281 1,929,569
Number of offenders per conviction 43.3 70.3
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.023 0.014
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 23 14
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 6,677 7,411
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.149 0.165
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 17.8% 27.0%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.004 0.004
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 4.1 3.8
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 15.9 13.7
Time served before being released (in months) 7.3 6.1
Percent of incarceration sentence served 45.9% 44.5%
Number of days served per offender 0.9 0.7
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Appendix table 36.
English burglary 1981 1982 1983 1984
Victim survey offenses 749,861 914,480
Number of households (in thousands) 18,334 18,587
Survey crime rate per 1,000 households 40.90 49.20
Number of offenders per offense 1.8 1.8
Percent of offenses reported to police 66.2% 67.8%
Number of offenses reported to police 496,408 620,017
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 349,692 432,039
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.466 0.472
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 70.4% 69.7%
Number of police-recorded offenses 718,381 805,389 808,341 892,923
Population (in thousands) 49,634 49,613 49,681 49,810
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 14.474 16.233 16.271 17.927
Number of offenders convicted 73,469 69,672
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,432 43,637
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 1.692 1.597
Offender population 2,772,825 3,079,771
Number of offenders per conviction 37.7 44.2
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.027 0.023
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 27 23
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 21,309 23,153
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.491 0.531
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 29.0% 33.2%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.008 0.008
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 7.8 7.6
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 10.9 11.3
Time served before being released (in months) 6.3 5.8
Percent of incarceration sentence served 57.8% 51.3%
Number of days served per offender 1.5 1.3
English burglary 1985 1986 1987 1988
Victim survey offenses 1,185,689
Number of households (in thousands) 19,374
Survey crime rate per 1,000 households 61.20
Number of offenders per offense 1.8
Percent of offenses reported to police 62.8%
Number of offenses reported to police 744,613
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 483,001
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.407
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 64.9%
Number of police-recorded offenses 866,697 931,620 900,104 817,792
Population (in thousands) 49,991 50,162 50,321 50,487
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 17.337 18.572 17.887 16.198
Number of offenders convicted 54,170
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,996
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 1.231
Offender population 3,977,296
Number of offenders per conviction 73.4
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.014
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 14
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 18,835
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.428
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 34.8%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.005
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 4.8
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 15.1
Time served before being released (in months) 6.6
Percent of incarceration sentence served 43.7%
Number of days served per offender 1.0
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Appendix table 37.
English burglary 1989 1990 1991 1992
Victim survey offenses 1,372,136
Number of households (in thousands) 20,238
Survey crime rate per 1,000 households 67.80
Number of offenders per offense 1.8
Percent of offenses reported to police 73.0%
Number of offenses reported to police 1,001,659
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 624,946
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.455
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 62.4%
Number of police-recorded offenses 825,930 1,006,813 1,219,464 1,355,274
Population (in thousands) 50,678 50,870 51,100 51,277
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 16.298 19.792 23.864 26.43
Number of offenders convicted 46,089
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,446
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 1.037
Offender population 4,819,435
Number of offenders per conviction 104.6
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.010
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 10
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 12,894
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.290
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 28.0%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.003
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 2.7
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 17.2
Time served before being released (in months) 7.9
Percent of incarceration sentence served 45.9%
Number of days served per offender 0.6
English burglary 1993 1994 1995 1996
Victim survey offenses 1,775,664 1,754,057
Number of households (in thousands) 20,768 21,159
Survey crime rate per 1,000 households 85.50 82.90
Number of offenders per offense 1.8 1.8
Percent of offenses reported to police 69.0% 66.3%
Number of offenses reported to police 1,225,208 1,162,940
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 727,276 643,645
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.410 0.367
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 59.4% 55.3%
Number of police-recorded offenses 1,369,584 1,256,682 1,239,484 1,164,583
Population (in thousands) 51,439 51,621 51,820 52,010
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 26.625 24.344 23.919 22.392
Number of offenders convicted 40,272 35,346
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,690 45,031
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.901 0.785
Offender population 6,018,977 6,080,100
Number of offenders per conviction 149.5 172.0
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.007 0.006
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 7 6
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 11,899 13,497
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.266 0.3
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 29.5% 38.2%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.002 0.002
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 2.00 2.2
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 15.5 14.9
Time served before being released (in months) 7.2 6.5
Percent of incarceration sentence served 46.5% 43.6%
Number of days served per offender 0.4 0.4
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Appendix table 38.
English motor vehicle theft 1981 1982 1983 1984
Victim survey offenses (completed) 286,010 284,381
Number of households (in thousands) 18,334 18,587
Survey crime rate per 1,000 households 15.60 15.30
Number of offenders per offense 2.1 2.1
Percent of offenses reported to police 94.9% 96.4%
Number of offenses reported to police 271,423 274,143
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 286,186 283,995
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 1.000 0.999
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 100.0% 100.0%
Number of police-recorded offenses 332,590 351,230 325,699 344,806
Population (in thousands) 49,634 49,613 49,681 49,810
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 6.701 7.079 6.556 6.922
Number of offenders convicted 35,988 29,478
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,432 43,637
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.829 0.676
Offender population 698,009 684,898
Number of offenders per conviction 19.4 23.2
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.053 0.044
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 53 44
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 8,971 7,042
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.207 0.161
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 24.9% 23.9%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.013 0.010
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 13.1 10.5
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 8.0 8.3
Time served before being released (in months) 4.8 4.7
Percent of incarceration sentence served 60.0% 56.6%
Number of days served per offender 1.9 1.5
English motor vehicle theft 1985 1986 1987 1988
Victim survey offenses (completed) 387,480
Number of households (in thousands) 19,374
Survey crime rate per 1,000 households 20.00
Number of offenders per offense 2.1
Percent of offenses reported to police 94.9%
Number of offenses reported to police 367,719
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 327,503
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.845
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 89.1%
Number of police-recorded offenses 367,426 411,060 389,576 366,713
Population (in thousands) 49,991 50,162 50,321 50,487
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 7.350 8.195 7.742 7.264
Number of offenders convicted 25,946
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 43,996
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.590
Offender population 967,933
Number of offenders per conviction 37.3
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.027
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 27
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 5,296
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.120
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 20.4%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.006
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 5.6
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 9.1
Time served before being released (in months) 4.0
Percent of incarceration sentence served 44.0%
Number of days served per offender 0.7
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Appendix table 39.
English motor vehicle theft 1989 1990 1991 1992
Victim survey offenses (completed) 520,117
Number of households (in thousands) 20,238
Survey crime rate per 1,000 households 25.70
Number of offenders per offense 2.1
Percent of offenses reported to police 98.6%
Number of offenses reported to police 512,835
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 483,351
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.929
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 94.3%
Number of police-recorded offenses 393,399 494,209 581,901 587,856
Population (in thousands) 50,678 50,870 51,100 51,277
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 7.763 9.715 11.387 11.464
Number of offenders convicted 22,837
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,446
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.514
Offender population 1,314,943
Number of offenders per conviction 57.6
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.018
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 18
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 3,228
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.073
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 14.1%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.003
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 2.5
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 6.6
Time served before being released (in months) 2.8
Percent of incarceration sentence served 42.4%
Number of days served per offender 0.2
English motor vehicle theft 1993 1994 1995 1996
Victim survey offenses (completed 544,122 499,346
Number of households (in thousands) 20,768 21,159
Survey crime rate per 1,000 households 26.20 23.60
Number of offenders per offense 2.1 2.1
Percent of offenses reported to police 96.8% 97.5%
Number of offenses reported to police 526,710 486,862
Number of comparable offenses recorded by police 492,217 402,289
Probability of an offense being recorded by police 0.905 0.806
Percent of reported offenses that were recorded by police 93.5% 82.6%
Number of police-recorded offenses 597,519 541,749 508,450 493,489
Population (in thousands) 51,439 51,621 51,820 52,010
Police-recorded crime rate per 1,000 population 11.616 10.495 9.812 9.488
Number of offenders convicted 16,802 15,454
Population ages 10 or older (in thousands) 44,690 45,031
Number convicted per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.376 0.343
Offender population 1,387,109 1,325,351
Number of offenders per conviction 82.6 85.8
Probability of an offender being convicted 0.012 0.012
Number of convictions per 1,000 offenders 12 12
Number of offenders sentenced to incarceration 3,854 4,571
Number incarcerated per 1,000 population ages 10 or older 0.086 0.102
Percent of convicted offenders who were incarcerated 22.9% 29.6%
Probability of an offender being incarcerated 0.003 0.004
Number incarcerated per 1,000 offenders 2.8 3.5
Incarceration sentence length (in months) 7.2 8.6
Time served before being released (in months) 3.1 3.4
Percent of incarceration sentence served 43.1% 39.5%
Number of days served per offender 0.3 0.4

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