Police Recorded Crime Statistics

Latest police recorded crime statistics.

Latest police recorded Crime Statistics

Annual trends in police Recorded Crime

Outcomes of Crimes recorded by the Police

Agriculture and Rural crime in Northern Ireland

User Guide

Monthly update, period ending 28 February 2021 (published 25 March 2021)

Crime tables

Each monthly update provides statistics covering the latest 24 months.

Homicides, period ending 28 February 2021 (published 26 March 2021)

Homicide statistics will be included in the next monthly update. 

The next monthly update covering the 12 months to the end of March 2021 will be published on 14 May 2021.

Exceptional Release, Police Recorded Crime in Northern Ireland since lockdown measures were introduced on March 23.

This bulletin was first published on 6th May with the final bulletin in the series published on 17th June. The monthly update publication schedule, which resumed on Thursday 25th June, will incorporates some aspects from this exceptional release.

Statistical Bulletin March 23 to June 7 2020, published 17 June 2020 (586 KB)


Police recorded crime Annual Trends 1998/99 to 2019/20 (published 20 November 2020)

Updated (25th February 2021)

The accompanying excel spreadsheet has been updated with additional homicide tables providing a district breakdown of Homicides in Northern Ireland, all other information remains unchanged

Summary tables

Previous published information is available in the Police recorded crime statistics archive.

Outcomes of Crimes Recorded by the Police in Northern Ireland 2015/16 to 2019/20

This bulletin presents the wider outcomes framework within PSNI, summarising the outcomes that have been assigned to crimes recorded by the police between 2015/16 and 2019/20. This bulletin can be read alongside the latest trends bulletin in order to see the wider context of recorded crime and crime outcomes.

Summary tables

Agriculture and Rural Crime in Northern Ireland

This bulletin presents the number of crimes of burglary, robbery and theft recorded by the police that are linked to agricultural activity and provides a breakdown of burglary, robbery and theft by urban/rural settlement areas.

Latest update providing figures 2010/11 to 31 December 2020 (published 27 January 2021)

Summary tables

Police recorded crime statistics user guide

  • User guide (PDF, 1 MB) (last updated January 2018; provides definitions, details on data quality/timeless and geographic availability)

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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Police Recorded Crime 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.

Geographical Areas 
Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information System (NINIS) (updated annually)

Street Level
Police Crime Mapping website (updated monthly).