The Office for
National Statistics provides the latest crime
statistics from the Crime Survey for England,
Wales and Northern Ireland and police recorded
crime. This data is updated every three
months. The crime data can be downloaded
free of charge. At the time of writing the
link to the free data source is
this free data consists of Grid Reference
Coordinates which isn't a user friendly format
as there are no
postcodes linked to the crime stats!
If you would like our version of the file (which
features a postcode in addition to a grid
reference) then please purchase the file below.
This fee covers our hands on time taken to
convert the file to include postcodes and
ensures you receive quarterly updates throughout
When you licence the file through InfoLogic you
receive the initial crime data file along
with complete file refreshers every 3 months to
ensure that the postcodes remain valid throughout
the year. Your initial purchase will cover
the cost of the updates.
- Postcode Sector (CR2 6)
- Total Crimes
- Anti Social Behavior Crimes
- Bicycle Thefts
- Criminal Damage and Arson
- Other Crimes
- Other Thefts
- Possession of Weapons
- Public Order
- Theft from Person
- Vehicle Crime
- Violence and Sexual Offences
Northern Ireland and Wales.
The data is supplied
as a Comma Separated Variable (CSV) delimited text
file using double quotes by default. The
data can also be supplied in Excel format
(XLXS). This field format will open using
almost any software application able to read
text files including but not limited to Excel,
Word, Notepad, Access, SQL etc.
The data is by default emailed at the time of order
using a secure download link delivery method.
If you require the data supplied in another format
then we will be more than happy to accommodate you
where reasonable to do so at no extra cost.
The crime stats
data is licensed annually for each user
that has access to it. The licence expires
after 12 months use and must be renewed once the
12 months has expired. The licence covers
the postcodes supplied. The data contains Ordnance
Survey data © Crown copyright and Royal Mail data © Royal Mail copyright.
The file is updated
every three months and free updates will
be made available to you so long as your licence