Between 01 January 2017 and 14 February 2020, 5.3 million images have been uploaded to the Police National Database (PND).
Information on the number of images deleted from the PND since 2017 is not retrievable centrally.
As at 14 February 2020 the total number of images stored on the PND is 20.9 million. This figure includes duplicates, images of marks, scars, tattoos and some low quality images. Not all of these are visible to or searchable by users.