This YouTube documentary is at least five years out of date. Years in which the U.K.’s violent crime rates have steadily increased, util the 2016 “crime related injury” rate has been steadily increasing, to the point those point the typical Briton is more likely to be injured during the course of a crime than an American is to be criminally victimized.
Here’s how things stood a few years ago:
We will have a direct comparison between the U.K.’s violent crime rates when the U.S. numbers are out, hopefully in just a few days.
But crime, particularly violent crime in a few days. In the meantime, think about living in a country where violent cirme has increased by more than 25% a etar fir.
Here is a chart take produced by the U.K. Office of National Statistics showing the one year increase: