London has the highest prevalence of FGM in the UK, at 21 per 1,000 population. 3 The rate of newly recorded FGM per 100,000 females in Hackney and the City is approximately twice the national average, but half the London average (Table 6). 4

Table 6: FGM experimental statistics (July-September 2015)

Source: ‘Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): July to September 2015, experimental statistics’, HSCIC, 2015

References

  1. “Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in England and Wales: National and local estimates,” City, University of London, 2015
  2. “Female Genital Mutilation – Experimental Statistics,” Health and Social Care Information Centre, 2015. [Online]. Available: http://www.hscic.gov.uk/catalogue/PUB19113. [Accessed January 2016]
  3. “Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in England and Wales: National and local estimates,” City, University of London, 2015
  4. “Female Genital Mutilation – Experimental Statistics,” Health and Social Care Information Centre, 2015. [Online]. Available: http://www.hscic.gov.uk/catalogue/PUB19113. [Accessed January 2016]