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Table 1 Deaths of offenders in the community by gender and apparent cause, England and Wales (Ministry of Justice 2017a)

From: Suicide and community justice

  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17a
      NPS CRCs Total NPS CRCs Total NPS CRCs Total
Males and Females 704 653 634 560 179 379 558 241 497 738 279 469 748
Self-inflicted 148 162 190 189 49 141 190 63 207 270 72 161 233
Natural Causes 238 222 240 214 75 121 196 106 135 241 124 134 258
Homicide 27 28 28 17 5 9 14 6 16 22 13 20 33
Accident 68 49 49 37 13 35 48 21 46 67 14 43 57
Other 31 42 29 25 3 12 15 1 10 11 3 11 14
Unclassifiedb 192 150 98 78 34 61 95 44 83 127 53 100 153
  1. NPS National Probation Service; CRC Community Rehabilitation Company
  2. aMissing returns from 2 CRCs. Caution should be used when comparing with earlier periods
  3. bUnclassified deaths refer to those deaths for which a cause was unknown at the time of reporting