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FGM figures published for April 2019 to March 2020

There were 6,590 individual women and girls who had an attendance where FGM was identified between April 2019 and March 2020.  These accounted for 11,895 total attendances reported at NHS trusts and GP practices where FGM was identified. The figures are revealed in the latest annual statistics published by the NHS.

The number of total attendances during 2019-20 has remained broadly stable, although the number of distinct individuals has reduced in the last quarter of the year.

The FGM Enhanced Dataset was opened five years ago. Since the collection began, information has been reported by NHS trusts and GP practices about 24,420 individual women and girls, who have – between April 2015 and March 2020 – had a total of 52,050 attendances where FGM was identified.

For the latest figures in full, click here.