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Central Statistics Office. (2021) Recorded crime victims 2020 and suspected offenders 2019. Cork: Central Statistics Office.

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There were 32 male victims and 6 female victims of murder or manslaughter in Ireland in 2020, according to data recorded by An Garda Síochána. A further 17 males and 17 females were killed in incidents classified as dangerous driving leading to death. Overall, 49 males (68.1%) and 23 females (31.9%) were victims of crime incidents classified as homicide in 2020 in Ireland. 

While the reporting of sexual violence decreased in 2020 relative to 2019 (down from 2,827 victims to 2,534 victims overall, at least partly attributable to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions which saw a general fall in recorded crime levels in 2020), it still remains the case that 4 out of every 5 victims (79.2%) who reported sexual violence crimes were female. Just over two thousand (2,006) females reported sexual violence in 2020 compared to 528 males.

Just over half (55.5%) of victims of physical assault and related offences recorded in 2020 were male... 

Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Intervention Type
Harm reduction, Crime prevention
Date
April 2021
Publisher
Central Statistics Office
Corporate Creators
Central Statistics Office
Place of Publication
Cork
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