Crime and Justice in Northern Ireland

Theme overview

In 2012/13 there were 100,389 crimes recorded by the PSNI in Northern Ireland. Police recorded crime has fallen by over a third from a high of just over 140,000 crimes in 2002.


More information

Statistical information on Crime and Justice comes from a number of main sources:
1. The Crime Statistics PSNI Annual Statistics publication

2. The Crime Attitude / Prison Statistics Dept of Justice Crime Attitude and Prison Statistics

3. The Court Statistics Annual Judicial Statistics publication


Other key publications

Detailed Crime and Justice small area statistics can also be obtained from the Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service website by clicking here

The main official statistical publications on this theme can be found here.

Interactive content on Recorded Crime can be found here.