The following table shows from April 2015 to March 2018, 16,265 individuals have been recorded, where female genital mutilation (FGM) was identified or a procedure for FGM was undertaken. Each patient is only counted once, no matter how many attendances they had during the year.
Individuals, newly recorded and total attendances by quarter, April 2015 to March 2018, England
Source: NHS Digital
- Figures are based on the latest state of the database – records can be added, removed or amended after the year end. As such, published figures may not match previously published figures.
- Individuals refers to all patients in the reporting period where FGM was identified or a procedure for FGM was undertaken. Each patient is only counted once, no matter how many attendances they had during the year.
- Newly Recorded refers to an individual’s first appearance in the FGM dataset. Newly recorded does not necessarily mean that the attendance is the woman or girl’s first attendance for FGM.