Statistics at MOJ

Ministry of Justice publishes a range of statistics relating to the operation of the criminal and civil justice systems, on aspects of criminal justice policy, and on other areas of the department’s responsibility.

Latest statistics

Ministry of Justice statistics


Ad hoc justice statistics

Civil justice statistics

Mortgage and landlord possession statistics

Statistics on privacy injunctions

Civil justice statistics

Coroners and burials

Coroners and burials statistics

Courts and sentencing

Judicial and court statistics

Court statistics quarterly

Statistics on the use of language services in the courts and tribunals

Criminal justice statistics

Criminal court statistics

Statistics on the public disorder of 6-9 August 2011

Knife possession sentencing quarterly

Criminal justice statistics quarterly

New criminal offences statistics

Race and the criminal justice system

Women and the criminal justice system

Family court statistics

Family court statistics quarterly

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information statistics

FOI releases

Freedom of Information disclosure log

The FOI release spreadsheet includes all the FOIs answered by MOJ and LAA that include statistics or a link to published statistics. The spreadsheet includes the FOI number, the date answered, and the FOI question.

FOI release log (MS Excel Spreadsheet, 17.6KB)

Justice Data Lab

Justice Data Lab statistics

Accessing the Justice Data Lab service

Legal aid statistics

Prisons and probation

Deaths of offenders in the community

Prison population statistics

Prison population projections

Safety in custody statistics

Offender management statistics quarterly

National Offender Management Service workforce statistics

Probation Service workforce quarterly reports

Prison and probation trusts performance statistics

Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) annual reports

Story of the prison population 1993-2012

Reoffending statistics

Proven reoffending statistics

Local adult reoffending statistics

Compendium of re-offending

Topical criminal justice publications

An overview of sexual offending in England and Wales

An overview of hate crime in England and Wales

Tribunals statistics

Tribunals statistics quarterly/annual

Gender recognition certificate statistics

Youth Justice

Youth justice statistics

Youth justice annual statistics

Archived statistics

GOV.UK has the most recent Ministry of Justice statistics

Ministry of Justice archived statistics can be found on the The National Archives website.

Statistics policy and procedures

Our policies and procedures for producing Official Statistics

Home Office statistics

Office for National Statistics

Forthcoming 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 addition to this, the National Offender Management Service publishes 2 regular management information updates on the prison population. These are:

  1. The weekly prison population bulletin. This is published on every working Friday, reporting prison population and capacity figures as of that day.
  2. The monthly prison population bulletin. This is published on the second working Friday of the month, reporting overall and individual prison population and capacity figures as of the last working Friday of the preceding month.

The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales also publishes a regular management information update on the population of children and young people within the secure estate. This is published on the second Friday of the month. The figures are a monthly snapshot of the custodial population, taken on the last Friday of the month or first Friday of the following month, depending on which is nearer to the actual month end.