London’s 2022 murders examined: key figures in the UK capital’s homicides

In 2022, Greater London witnessed a decline in homicides, with 109 cases, the lowest since 2014. Despite this overall decrease, this report unveils concerning trends: Black individuals were disproportionately represented as both victims and offenders of homicide, accounting for 44.04% of victims and 48.35% of accused.

London’s 2020 murders examined: key figures in the UK capital’s homicides

In 2020, Greater London witnessed a decline in overall murders to 131, a reported reduction of 11% from the previous year. However, this period saw a concerning rise in domestic killings, increasing from 11% to 17% of total homicides, with a particular surge in children’s deaths.