Domestic Abuse Statistics

Latest Domestic Abuse Statistics.

Quarterly Update to 31 December 2020, published 25 February 2021

Summary tables   

The next quarterly update covering the 12 months to the end of March 2021 will be published in May 2021.


Exceptional Release, Weekly management information on domestic abuse calls received by police since lockdown measures were introduced on March 23 2020

It is important to note the following in respect of this release:

  • The management information it contains has not undergone the rigorous quality assurance checks carried out prior to the publication of official statistics.
  • It is separate to, and is not a replacement for, the official statistics data series on Domestic Abuse Incidents and Crimes Recorded by the Police in Northern Ireland available on this webpage.

Domestic Abuse Calls to 16 February 2021, published 18 February 2021 (388 KB)

This is the final release in the series.


Domestic abuse Annual Trends 2004/05 to 2019/20 (published 20 November 2020)

Summary tables

Previously published trend bulletins are available in the Domestic abuse statistics archive.


Domestic abuse statistics definition and user guide


User comments and feedback

Previous comments and feedback (PDF, 86 KB) from users are available, together with the response and any action required.

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Domestic Abuse Statistics Archive

Geographic availability of Statistics

In addition to the policing district and policing area figures available in monthly updates, trends and pivot tables, figures are available for a range of additional geographic areas through the Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information System (NINIS) (updated annually) 

Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information System