Crimes recorded by the police reached 4,105 '000 in 2012 in United Kingdom, according to the United Nations. This is 7.57 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, crimes recorded by the police in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 6,549 '000 in 2003 and an all time low of 1,748 '000 in 1970. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, crimes recorded by the police in Belgium amounted to 1,074 '000 and 5,997 '000 in Germany in 2012.
United Kingdom has been ranked 2nd within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of crimes recorded by the police.
Reported crimes include offences against the penal code or criminal code.