Wednesday, August 10, 2011

UK riots the key facts and figures

These are the key numbers from the riot so far
Arrests so far in London (since Saturday night): 685
London arrests on Monday night: 310
People charged: 111
How they break down:
Charged appearing in court by 15:30: 32, with 18 remanded in custody
Arrests in Birmingham, Salford and West Bromwich: 218
Charged so far: 23
Arrests in Manchester: 47
Breakdown of night two's London arrests (where known):
Born in the 1960s: 2
Born in the 1970s: 6
Born in the 1980s: 49
Born in the 1990s: 98
Emergency services
Emergency calls to police on Monday night: 20,800 - compared to 5,400 normally. A 400% increase
Emergency calls to the London Fire Brigade on Monday night: 2,169 - 15 times the normal amount
Police officers injured on Monday night: 44
Places where extra police in London came from on Monday night: Thames Valley, Kent, Essex, Hampshire, Surrey, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Sussex
Number of police patrolling London tonight: 16,000
On the ground
Minimum cost of the riots so far: £100m
Small shops damaged on Monday night: 93
@riotcleanup followers at 15:20: 38,530
Members of the public cleaning up Clapham Junction area: 350

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