Northern Ireland (UK): police recorded crime offences by type 2017/18

This statistic shows the number of crimes recorded by the police in Northern Ireland in 2018, by type of offence. During this reporting year there were approximately 34.6 thousand violence against the person incidents, the most of any crime type.

Police recorded crime offences in Northern Ireland (UK) in 2017/18, by type*

Recorded crimes
Violence against the person34,685
Theft offences30,551
Criminal damage17,436
Drug offences 6,749
Sexual offences4,358
Miscellaneous crimes against society2,976
Public order offences1,092
Possession of weapons offences1,028
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Release date

October 2018


United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

Survey time period

October 1 2017 to September 30, 2018

Supplementary notes

*Figures are provisional.

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