In January 2013, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Home Office released its first ever joint Official Statistics bulletin on sexual violence, entitled An Overview of Sexual Offending in England and Wales.
It reported that:
Download the full report, a summary and/or the data tables here.
On 8 March 2012 the government launched an updated action plan to tackle all aspects of violence against women and girls. Please visit the Home Office website for more information.
If you would like further statistical information please visit:
Crime Survey for England and Wales (formerly the British Crime Survey)