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The table shows the one year adult reoffending rates for offenders in England and Wales released from custody in the first quarter (
|One year reoffending rates, offenders leaving custody, 2000-07 who served a custodial sentence of less than two years for a serious violent offence|
|Number of offenders||Number of reoffenders||Actual reoffending rate||Number of offences per 100 offenders|
| Note: |
Data for 2001 are unavailable due to problems with archived data
Further information on the one year rates of reoffending can be found in
Appendix G contains a list of serious violent offences.
The figures for reoffences include offences of all types. An offender whose original offence was serious violence and who reoffended, may not have committed any more serious violent offences.
While the small cohort size makes these measures highly volatile, there has been a decline in both the actual reoffending rate and the number of reoffences committed since 2000.