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Research and analysis

Where can I find data on the sentences handed down by courts in England and Wales?

Criminal justice and sentencing statistics can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

The Sentencing Council also produces Crown Court Sentencing Survey results.

What is the Crown Court Sentencing Survey?

The Crown Court Sentencing Survey was a data collection exercise conducted by the Sentencing Council of sentencing decisions passed in the Crown Court. The survey ran between 1 October 2010 and 31 March 2015.