Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset: October 2016 to December 2016, England, experimental statistics

March 2017

The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset (SCCI 2026) supports the Department of Health’s FGM Prevention Programme by presenting a national picture of the prevalence of the practice in England. According to the findings, there were 1,268 newly recorded cases of FGC reported and 2,332 total attendances at NHS trusts and GP practices where FGC was identified or a procedure for FGC was undertaken. Since the FGMED collection began in April 2015, over 1,200 newly recorded women and girls have been identified every quarter.

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