Homicide: Ethnic Groups

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 1st May 2019.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, from which ethnic group each offender convicted of murder came from in the last three years.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, The Secretary of State for International Development

Data on convictions for murder, up to 31 December 2017, can be found in the principle offence proceedings and outcomes by offence code data tool, available at:


In the pivot table, select ‘Ethnicity’ from the ‘Ethnicity filter and select ‘1 Murder’ from the ‘Offence’ filter: The number of murder convictions for each year can be found in the `Convicted’ row (row 30).

Court proceedings data, including findings of guilt for the offence of murder for 2018, are planned for publication on 16 May 2019.

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