Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset: July 2016 to September 2016, England, experimental statistics

December 2016

The FGM Enhanced Dataset supports the Department of Health’s FGM Prevention Programme by presenting a national picture of the prevalence of the practice in England. Among the main findings, there were 1,204 newly recorded cases of FGC reported and 1,971 total attendances at NHS trusts and GP practices where FGC was identified or a procedure for FGC was undertaken. Since the FGM Enhanced Dataset collection began in April 2015, over 1,200 newly recorded women and girls have been identified every quarter.

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