Only a fraction of sexual offences in England and Wales results in a conviction according to a statistical review.

A fraction of sexual offences in England and Wales results in a conviction, a statistical review says.

It said there were up to 517,000 sex assault claims every year, with 54,310 sex offences recorded as crimes by police and 5,620 offenders convicted.

The review was carried out by The Office for National Statistics, the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice.

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