Basic homicide statistics for London show a peak in around 2003, similar to England and Wales as a whole.
Official statistics show that the total number of homicides (murder and manslaughter) increased from the 1960s until around 2003 before dropping again – followed by a smaller peak in around 2017/18. What’s the explanation?
We have counted 106 homicides in London for 2022. Although that figure may rise or fall depending on the outcome of investigations, it amounts to an 18 per cent fall from the 127 we counted in 2021.
Homicides in 2022 (so far) are down compared to previous years, despite a surge in recent weeks.
Total: 108 (last updated 27/11/23) See the interactive map of London homicides in 2022 with detailed statistics Note: This is not an official record and may differ from any lists compiled by police etc. It includes murder and manslaughter cases. Other deaths (e.g. unexplained) are listed separately afterwards. The following… You must be a paid …