Ministry of Justice

Civil justice statistics

National Statistics. Volume of civil and judicial review cases dealt with by the courts over time and the overall timeliness of these cases.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/civil-justice-statistics-quarterly

Published: 6 June 2024. Next publication: 05 September 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Civil courts - total claims Civil courts Courts data
Civil courts - claims defended Civil courts Courts data
Civil courts - claims allocated to track Civil courts Courts data
Civil courts - claims gone to trial Civil courts Courts data
Civil courts - total judgments Civil courts Courts data
Civil courts - total judgments Headline measures Justice in numbers
Civil courts - total judgments Access to justice Justice in numbers

5 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Community performance annual

Official Statistics. An annual release of performance statistics for the Probation Service, incorporating Probation Service and Commissioned Rehabilitative Services performance.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/.../prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics

Published: 27 July 2023. Next publication: 25 July 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Judicial engagement (SL001) Probation service performance Probation data
Initial appointment for community sentences (SL004) Probation service performance Probation data
Initial appointment for releases from custody (SL005) Probation service performance Probation data
Initial sentence plan for community sentences and custodial releases (SL006) Probation service performance Probation data
Timely risk management plans (SL010) Probation service performance Probation data
Timely parole reports (SL011) Probation service performance Probation data
Completion of targeted interventions for people convicted of sexual offences (SL012) Probation service performance Probation data
Housed on release from custody (SL014) Probation service performance Probation data
Housed on release from custody (SL014) Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Settled accommodation at 3 months post release from custody (SL015a) Probation service performance Probation data
Settled accommodation at 3 months post release from custody (SL015a) Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Settled accommodation at 3 months post community (SL015b) Probation service performance Probation data
Settled accommodation at 3 months post community (SL015b) Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Employed at 6 weeks post release from custody (SL016) Probation service performance Probation data
Employed at 6 weeks post release from custody (SL016) Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Employed at 6 months post release from custody (SL017a) Probation service performance Probation data
Employed at 6 months post release from custody (SL017a) Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Employed at 6 months post community disposal (SL017b) Probation service performance Probation data
Employed at 6 months post community disposal (SL017b) Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Persons engaged (SL020) Probation service performance Probation data
Unpaid work starts within 15 business days of sentence (SL027) Probation service performance Probation data
Unpaid work completions within 12 months (SL029) Probation service performance Probation data

16 measures (back to top).


Office of National Statistics

Crime in England and Wales

Official Statistics. Crime against households and adults using data from police recorded crime and the Crime Survey for England and Wales.

Source: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/crimeandjustice/datasets/crimeinenglandandwalesappendixtables

Published: 25 April 2024. Next publication: 24 July 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Crime figures from Crime Survey for England and Wales Crime statistics Criminal justice system statistics
Crime figures from Crime Survey for England and Wales Headline measures Justice in numbers
Police recorded crime in England and Wales Crime statistics Criminal justice system statistics
Police recorded crime in England and Wales Headline measures Justice in numbers

2 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Criminal court statistics quarterly

National Statistics. Type and volume of cases received and processed through the criminal court system of England and Wales, including statistics on case timeliness. Also includes statistics on the use of language interpreter and translation ser…

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/criminal-court-statistics

Published: 28 March 2024. Next publication: 27 June 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Mean days from receipt at Crown Court to completion Access to justice Justice in numbers
Number of receipts of adult rape cases at the Crown Court Access to justice Justice in numbers
Magistrates' courts receipts Criminal courts Courts data
Magistrates' courts disposals Criminal courts Courts data
Magistrates' courts disposals Headline measures Justice in numbers
Magistrates' courts disposals Access to justice Justice in numbers
Magistrates' courts outstanding Criminal courts Courts data
Magistrates' courts total number of trials Criminal courts Courts data
Magistrates' courts effective trials Criminal courts Courts data
Magistrates' courts cracked trials Criminal courts Courts data
Magistrates' courts ineffective trials Criminal courts Courts data
Crown court receipts Criminal courts Courts data
Crown court disposals Criminal courts Courts data
Crown court disposals Headline measures Justice in numbers
Crown court disposals Access to justice Justice in numbers
Crown court outstanding Criminal courts Courts data
Crown court outstanding Headline measures Justice in numbers
Crown court outstanding Access to justice Justice in numbers
Crown court total number of trials Criminal courts Courts data
Crown courts effective trials Criminal courts Courts data
Crown courts cracked trials Criminal courts Courts data
Crown courts cracked trials Access to justice Justice in numbers
Crown courts ineffective trials Criminal courts Courts data
Crown courts ineffective trials Access to justice Justice in numbers

16 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Criminal justice system statistics quarterly

National Statistics. Overview of trends in the use of out of court disposals, defendants prosecuted, offenders convicted, remand and sentencing decisions in England and Wales.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/criminal-justice-statistics-quarterly

Published: 16 May 2024. Next publication: 15 August 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Out of court disposals Individuals entering the criminal justice system Criminal justice system statistics
Defendants proceeded against Individuals entering the criminal justice system Criminal justice system statistics
Offenders convicted total Individuals entering the criminal justice system Criminal justice system statistics
Offenders sentenced total Individuals entering the criminal justice system Criminal justice system statistics
Offenders sentenced to immediate custody Sentence types Criminal justice system statistics
Offenders sentenced to suspended sentence Sentence types Criminal justice system statistics
Offenders sentenced to community sentence Sentence types Criminal justice system statistics
Offenders sentenced to a fine Sentence types Criminal justice system statistics
Offenders sentenced to compensation order Sentence types Criminal justice system statistics
Offenders sentenced to other disposal Sentence types Criminal justice system statistics
Average custodial sentence length (months) Sentence types Criminal justice system statistics

11 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Electronic Monitoring Statistics Annual Publication

Official Statistics. Covers the use and delivery of electronic tags, including location monitoring tags and alcohol monitoring tags, for England and Wales.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/electronic-monitoring-publication

Published: 20 July 2023.

Measure Section Topic
Equipment installation and subject induction - first attempt within specified timescales (EMS SL004A) Electronic monitoring performance Contracted services
Equipment installation and subject induction - further attempt(s) within specified timescales (EMS SL004B) Electronic monitoring performance Contracted services
Equipment re-installation - attempt within specified timescales (EMS SL004C) Electronic monitoring performance Contracted services
Equipment removal - attempt within specified timescales (EMS SL005A) Electronic monitoring performance Contracted services
Equipment removal (bail cases) - attempt within specified timescales (EMS SL005B) Electronic monitoring performance Contracted services
Equipment check following tamper violation - attempt within specified timescales (EMS SL005C) Electronic monitoring performance Contracted services
Request for information required to commence orders - within specified timescales (EMS SL007B) Electronic monitoring performance Contracted services
Call to curfew location following possible violation - within specified timescales (EMS SL008) Electronic monitoring performance Contracted services

8 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Electronic Monitoring Statistics Publication

Official Statistics. Covers the use and delivery of electronic tags, including location monitoring tags and alcohol monitoring tags, for England and Wales.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/electronic-monitoring-publication

Published: 25 April 2024.

Measure Section Topic
Electronic monitoring caseload Electronic monitoring caseload Contracted services
Electronic monitoring caseload Public protection Justice in numbers
Bail Electronic monitoring caseload Contracted services
Court sentence Electronic monitoring caseload Contracted services
Post release Electronic monitoring caseload Contracted services
Immigration Electronic monitoring caseload Contracted services
Specials Electronic monitoring caseload Contracted services
Alcohol monitoring Electronic monitoring caseload Contracted services

7 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Family court statistics quarterly

National Statistics. Volume of cases dealt with by family courts over time, with statistics also broken down for the main types of case involved. Includes data on Children Act cases (both public and private law), Matrimonial matters, Domestic Vi…

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/family-court-statistics-quarterly

Published: 28 March 2024. Next publication: 27 June 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Family court - total cases started Family court Courts data
Family court - total cases disposed Family court Courts data
Family court - total cases disposed Headline measures Justice in numbers
Family court - total cases disposed Access to justice Justice in numbers
Children Act - public law Family court Courts data
Children Act - private law Family court Courts data
Matrimonial matters Family court Courts data
Financial remedies Family court Courts data
Domestic violence remedy orders Family court Courts data
Forced marriage protection Family court Courts data
Female genital mutilation protection Family court Courts data
All Adoption Act Family court Courts data
Applications made under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Family court Courts data
Probate service - applications for grants of representation Family court Courts data
Office of the Public Guardian - total power of attorney applications registered Family court Courts data

13 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

HM Prison & Probation Service workforce quarterly

Official Statistics. Staffing numbers of directly employed staff of the HM Prison and Probation Service.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/.../national-offender-management-service-workforce-statistics

Published: 16 May 2024. Next publication: 15 August 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Prison staff in post (bands 3-5) Additional data Prisons data
Prison staff in post (bands 3-5) Public protection Justice in numbers
Staff sickness (prisons) Additional data Prisons data
Staff in post (Probation Service) Additional data Probation data
Staff in post (Probation Service) Public protection Justice in numbers
Staff sickness (Probation Service) Additional data Probation data

4 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

HM Prison and Probation Service annual digest

Range of detailed statistics and measures for prisons and probation

Source: https://www.gov.uk/.../hmpps-annual-digest-april-2022-to-march-2023

Published: 15 February 2024.

Measure Section Topic
Escapes from prison establishments and escorts Public protection Prisons data
Escapes from prison establishments and escorts Public protection Justice in numbers
Absconds Public protection Prisons data
Absconds Public protection Justice in numbers
Temporary release failures Public protection Prisons data
Barricades or prevention of access Safety and order Prisons data
Barricades or prevention of access Public protection Justice in numbers
Hostage incidents Safety and order Prisons data
Concerted indiscipline Safety and order Prisons data
Incidents at height Safety and order Prisons data
Random mandatory drug testing (traditional drugs) Reform Prisons data
Random mandatory drug testing (traditional drugs) Public protection Justice in numbers
Random mandatory drug testing (traditional drugs) Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Random mandatory drug testing - new psychoactive substances only Reform Prisons data
Random mandatory drug testing - new psychoactive substances only Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Average prisoners working in prisons Reform Prisons data
Prisoner hours worked in industry Reform Prisons data
Crowding Additional data Prisons data
Crowding Public protection Justice in numbers
Releases in error Additional data Prisons data
All referrals The Community Accommodation Service Contracted services
Additional licence conditions The Community Accommodation Service Contracted services
Bail The Community Accommodation Service Contracted services
Home detention curfew The Community Accommodation Service Contracted services
Intensive alternative to custody The Community Accommodation Service Contracted services
Alternative to custodial recall The Community Accommodation Service Contracted services
Homeless at conditional release The Community Accommodation Service Contracted services

20 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

National Statistics. Activity in the legal aid system for England and Wales, including criminal and civil legal aid, family mediation, providers of legal aid, client characteristics and Central Funds payments.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/legal-aid-statistics

Published: 28 March 2024. Next publication: 27 June 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Legal aid - overall annual expenditure (£m) Access to justice Justice in numbers
Total claim volume Crime lower Legal aid data
Police station advice Crime lower Legal aid data
Magistrates court representation Crime lower Legal aid data
Advice & assistance on appeals Crime lower Legal aid data
Prison law Crime lower Legal aid data
Civil work associated with crime cases Crime lower Legal aid data
Total legal aid expenditure - crime lower (£'000) Crime lower Legal aid data
Higher courts volume of completed cases and claims Crime higher Legal aid data
Litigator graduated fee scheme (LGFS) Crime higher Legal aid data
Advocate Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) Crime higher Legal aid data
Very high cost crime Crime higher Legal aid data
Total higher courts value (£'000) Crime higher Legal aid data
Litigator graduated fee scheme (LGFS) value (£'000) Crime higher Legal aid data
Advocate Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) value (£'000) Crime higher Legal aid data
Very high cost crime value (£'000) Crime higher Legal aid data
Litigator legacy (pre 2008) & discretionary Crime higher Legal aid data
Advocate legacy (pre 2005) & discretionary Crime higher Legal aid data
Total legal aid expenditure - crime higher (£'000) Crime higher Legal aid data
Total matters started Legal help Legal aid data
Total volume of claims submitted Legal help Legal aid data
Housing Possession court duty scheme (HPCDS) starts Legal help Legal aid data
Completed HPCDS Legal help Legal aid data
Total value (£'000) of claims submitted Legal help Legal aid data
Total received applications Civil representation Legal aid data
Total certificates granted Civil representation Legal aid data
Total certificates completed Civil representation Legal aid data
Civil representation costs met by LAA total completed Civil representation Legal aid data
Total applications received in period via the domestic violence and child abuse gateway Civil representation Legal aid data
Total applications granted in period via the domestic violence and child abuse gateway Civil representation Legal aid data
Assessments Mediation Legal aid data
Mediation starts Mediation Legal aid data
Total outcomes Mediation Legal aid data
Applications received Exceptional case funding Legal aid data
Applications granted Exceptional case funding Legal aid data

35 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Offender management statistics quarterly

National Statistics. Detailed quarterly statistics on offenders in custody (including offence groups, sentence lengths and nationalities), and quarterly statistics on prison receptions, prison releases, adjudications, licence recalls and offende…

Source: https://www.gov.uk/.../offender-management-statistics-quarterly

Published: 25 April 2024. Next publication: 25 July 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Prison population by sex Public protection Justice in numbers
Prison population by age Public protection Justice in numbers
Prison population by offence Public protection Justice in numbers
Prison population Offender management Prisons data
Prison population Headline measures Justice in numbers
Prison population Public protection Justice in numbers
Prison population - IPP Offender management Prisons data
Prison population - life sentence Offender management Prisons data
Prison population - remand Offender management Prisons data
Prison first receptions (quarterly) Offender management Prisons data
Prison first receptions (quarterly) Public protection Justice in numbers
Prison releases (quarterly) Offender management Prisons data
Prison releases (quarterly) Public protection Justice in numbers
Individuals released on temporary licence Offender management Prisons data
Individuals released on temporary licence Public protection Justice in numbers
Court order probation supervision starts Offender management Probation data
Pre-release probation supervision starts Offender management Probation data
Probation caseload Offender management Probation data
Probation caseload Headline measures Justice in numbers
Probation caseload Public protection Justice in numbers
Terminations of community orders Offender management Probation data
Terminations of suspended sentence orders Offender management Probation data

15 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Prison performance ratings

Official Statistics. Annual performance ratings of prison establishments in England and Wales.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/.../prison-and-probation-trusts-performance-statistics

Published: 27 July 2023. Next publication: 25 July 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Security audit Public protection Prisons data
Security audit Public protection Justice in numbers
Risk management audit Safety and order Prisons data
Risk management audit Public protection Justice in numbers
Accommodation on the first night following release Life after prison Prisons data
Employment at six weeks following release Life after prison Prisons data
Annual prison performance ratings Additional data Prisons data

5 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Prison population statistics

Official Statistics. Statistics on the prison population.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/prison-population-statistics

Published: 12 January 2024.

Measure Section Topic
Prison operational capacity Offender management Prisons data
Prison operational capacity Public protection Justice in numbers

1 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Prisons and their resettlement providers

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/...s/prisons-and-their-resettlement-providers

Published: 24 January 2024.

Measure Section Topic
Prison type - male / female Public protection Justice in numbers
Prison type - public / private Public protection Justice in numbers

2 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Proven reoffending statistics

National Statistics. Statistics on reoffending of offenders who were released from custody, received a non-custodial conviction, or a caution.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/proven-reoffending-statistics

Published: 25 April 2024. Next publication: 25 July 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Proven reoffending rate Reoffending Criminal justice system statistics
Proven reoffending rate Headline measures Justice in numbers
Proven reoffending rate Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers
Serious further offence convictions Offender management Probation data
Serious further offence convictions Public protection Justice in numbers

2 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Safety in custody statistics

National Statistics. Quarterly update on deaths, self-harm and assaults in prison custody in England and Wales. Annual detailed data on assaults and self-harm in prison custody.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/safety-in-custody-statistics

Published: 25 April 2024. Next publication: 25 July 2024 9:30am.

Measure Section Topic
Prisoner on prisoner assaults per 1,000 prisoners Safety and order Prisons data
Prisoner on prisoner assaults per 1,000 prisoners Public protection Justice in numbers
Assaults on staff per 1,000 prisoners Safety and order Prisons data
Assaults on staff per 1,000 prisoners Public protection Justice in numbers
Self-harm incidents per 1,000 prisoners Safety and order Prisons data
Self-harm incidents per 1,000 prisoners Public protection Justice in numbers
Self inflicted deaths Safety and order Prisons data
Self inflicted deaths Public protection Justice in numbers

4 measures (back to top).


Office for Health Improvement and Disparities

Substance misuse treatment in secure settings

Official Statistics. Alcohol and drug misuse and treatment in prisons and other secure settings from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS).

Source: https://www.gov.uk/.../alcohol-and-drug-misuse-and-treatment-statistics

Published: 25 January 2024.

Measure Section Topic
Prisoners completing treatment free from dependence Reform Prisons data
Prisoners completing treatment free from dependence Reduce reoffending Justice in numbers

1 measures (back to top).


Home Office

The economic and social costs of crime

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/...s/the-economic-and-social-costs-of-crime

Published: 23 July 2018.

Measure Section Topic
Estimated total cost of crime in England and Wales Crime statistics Criminal justice system statistics
Estimated total cost of crime in England and Wales Headline measures Justice in numbers

1 measures (back to top).


Ministry of Justice

Tribunals statistics quarterly

National Statistics. Type and volume of tribunal cases received, disposed of or outstanding. This also includes statistics on the Gender Recognition Certificate applied for and granted by HMCTS Gender Recognition Panel.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics

Published: 14 March 2024. Next publication: 13 June 2024 9:30am. Update expected here by 15 July 2024.

Measure Section Topic
Tribunals receipts - overall Tribunals Courts data
Tribunals disposals - overall Tribunals Courts data
Tribunals disposals - overall Headline measures Justice in numbers
Tribunals disposals - overall Access to justice Justice in numbers
First Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) receipts Tribunals Courts data
Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) receipts Tribunals Courts data
UTIAC judicial reviews receipts Tribunals Courts data
Employment tribunal receipts - single claims Tribunals Courts data
Employment tribunal receipts - multiple claims Tribunals Courts data
Employment tribunal disposals - single claims Tribunals Courts data
Employment tribunal disposals - single claims Access to justice Justice in numbers
Employment tribunal disposals - multiple claims Tribunals Courts data
Employment tribunal disposals - multiple claims Access to justice Justice in numbers
Social security and child support receipts Tribunals Courts data
Mental health receipts Tribunals Courts data
Special tribunals receipts Tribunals Courts data

12 measures (back to top).

Upcoming publications

Publication dates for the Ministry of Justice's statistical outputs are pre-announced on the statistics release calendar. This includes publications which are designated as National Statistics; these are produced and released in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics. In general, publications are released at 09:30 on Thursdays.