CPS decision-making and defendant characteristics

Underlying Data

Data based on CPS management information for defendants, including age, gender and ethnic background. Published annually.

As part of the CPS’s ongoing commitment to transparency on prosecution performance this data is now available quarterly (from September 2019) and can be found on the CPS Quarterly Data Summaries page, in the Demographic Data tables.

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CPS decision-making and defendant characteristics data 2018-2019
CPS decision-making and defendant characteristics data 2017-2018