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Increases in the number of crime incidents for a number of crime groups
Data compiled for the year ending June 2018 indicate that the number of recorded incidents of Robbery, Extortion and Hijacking is up 15.1% compared to the previous year. The number of recorded incidents of Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime is up 13.1%. This increase is driven by Offences while in custody, breach of court orders which is up 13.8%. There was also an increase 10.7% in Weapons and Explosives Offences. Recorded Sexual Offences rose by 10.2% from 2,675 to 2,947.
The number of Kidnapping and Related Offences was down from 127 to 104 incidents for the year ending June 2018. This represents a drop of 18.1%. There was a 3% drop in the number of incidents of Damage to Property and the Environment. The number of incidents in this category for the year ending June 2018 was 22,184 compared to 22,875 in the previous period.
|Table 1.1: Recorded crime incidents1 classified by offence group, annualised2 total to Q2 2017 and 2018|
|Annualised total to Q2|
|ICCSq offence group||2017||2018||Change||% Change|
|01 Homicide offences||77||77||0||0.0|
|02 Sexual offences||2,675||2,947||+272||+10.2|
|03 Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences||17,728||19,200||1,472||+8.3|
|04 Dangerous or negligent acts||8,182||8,284||102||+1.2|
|05 Kidnapping and related offences||127||104||-23||-18.1|
|06 Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences||2,032||2,339||307||+15.1|
|07 Burglary and related offences||18,509||18,368||-141||-0.8|
|08 Theft and related offences||66,901||68,248||1,347||+2.0|
|09 Fraud, deception and related offences||5,476||5,338||-138||-2.5|
|10 Controlled drug offences||16,771||17,375||604||+3.6|
|11 Weapons and explosives offences||2,194||2,428||234||+10.7|
|12 Damage to property and to the environment||22,875||22,184||-691||-3.0|
|13 Public order and other social code offences||30,042||31,320||1,278||+4.3|
|15 Offences against Government, justice procedures and organisation of crime||12,565||14,205||1,640||+13.1|
|1 These statistics are categorised as Under Reservation. This categorisation indicates that the quality of these statistics do not meet the standards required of official statistics published by CSO.|
|2 The annualised figure for a given quarter is the total number of crimes recorded in the 12 months prior to end of that quarter.|
|X-axis label||02 Sexual offences||03 Attempts or threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences||06 Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences||11 Weapons and explosives offences||12 Damage to property and to the environment||13 Public order and other social code offences||15 Offences against Government|
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