Posted on: 10 May 2018

During the past 12 months, more and more knife crimes have made the national headlines, highlighting a nationwide trend.

Dozens of stabbings, many fatal, have been reported in the first quarter of 2018 in London alone.

Using data from the House of Commons library, we have mapped knife crimes across English regions for 2016/2017.

Data revealed that the capital has indeed the highest rate of knife crime in England.

Click here to find out more about knife crime rates in your region.

Polimapper | Knife crime rates in England and Wales