Gender differences in crime statistics

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  • Gender Patterns in Crime statistics
    • 4 out of 5 convicted offenders in England and Wales are male
    • By the age of 40, 9% of females had a criminal conviction, as against 32% of males.
    • A higer proportion of female than male offenders are convicted of property offences. A higher proportion of male than female offenders are convicted of violence or sexual offences
    • Males are more likely than females to be repeat offenders, to have longer criminal careers and to commit more serious crimes.

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