percent decrease in knife crime in England and Wales on the previous 12 months, to September 2020.
Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument in the 12 months to September 2020.
percent increase in knife crime in England and Wales since 2014 (comparing the 12 months from Jun 19 to Jul 20, with 12 months from Apr 13 to Mar 14)
Knife crime is one of our society's most pressing problems. But it is also one of the most complex.