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Hate crimes over someone’s sexual orientation (1018A/20 )

 

Request

I would like to request the following data from March 2019 to March 2020:

There were 755 reported hate crimes over someone’s sexual orientation.

  1. I would like the location of each crime.

(To the closest village, town or city)

  1. I would also like the age of each offender.

There were 90 reported hate crimes over someone’s gender identity.

  1. I would like the location of each crime.

(To the closest village, town or city)

  1. I would also like the age of each offender.

Response

Please note that these data should be interpreted with caution. Comparing numbers of incidents/crimes can be misleading and does not necessarily indicate the likelihood of someone being a victim of crime. In addition, the number of incidents/crimes recorded in an area over a period of time can be influenced by a number of factors. Consequently statistics on incidents/crimes for one period may not necessarily be a good indicator of future incidents in that area. It is also important to note that our search provides different totals, to that which you quoted within your request, this is due to the fact that data and records are updated on regular basis and are subject to change.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

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