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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Assault rate: Number of assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Assaults: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Auto theft: Number of motor vehicle thefts (car thefts) recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use: Adult lifetime cannabis use.
  • Human trafficking > Number prosecuted: Number of people prosecuted for tracking in persons (people smuggling) by country.
  • Judges: Number of professional judges per 100,000 population.
  • Kidnappings: Number of kidnappings recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Murders committed by youths: Homicide rates among youths aged 10–29 years by country or area: most recent year available (variable 1990–1999).
  • Police officers: Number of police officers per 100,000 population.
  • Robberies: Number of robberies recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Serious assault rate: Number of major assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate: Homicides per 100’000 residents. Homicide is the death of a person purposefully inflicted by another person (it excludes suicides) outside of a state of war. Homicide is a broader category than murder, as it also includes manslaughter. The exact legal definition varies across countries, some of which include infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and deaths caused by dangerous driving.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 1,426 2011 2nd out of 93
Assaults 1,426 2006 2nd out of 66
Auto theft 196.3 2006 18th out of 74
Burglaries 663.9 2006 11th out of 55
Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use 16.8% 2002 2nd out of 8
Human trafficking > Number prosecuted 0.0 2005 39th out of 43
Judges 7% 2002 5th out of 10
Kidnappings 3.1 2006 12th out of 57
Murder rate 4.72 1989
Murders committed by youths 7 1999 67th out of 72
Police officers 698.3 1995 2nd out of 43
Robberies 90.4 2006 20th out of 71
Serious assault rate 70.3 2011 19th out of 78
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 2.51 1997 27th out of 53

Citation

"Northern Ireland Crime Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Northern-Ireland/Crime

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Northern Ireland Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

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  • Northern Ireland ranked second for assault rate amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Northern Ireland ranked second for assaults globally in 2006.
  • Northern Ireland has ranked in the top 3 for prison staff since 1995.
  • Northern Ireland has ranked in the top 11 for burglaries since 1996.
  • Northern Ireland has ranked in the top 6 for judges since 2001.
  • Northern Ireland has ranked in the top 20 for robberies since 1996.
  • Northern Ireland has ranked in the top 18 for auto theft since 1996.
  • Northern Ireland has ranked in the top 40 for violent crime > intentional homicide rate since 1951.
  • Northern Ireland has ranked in the top 14 for prosecutors since 2001.
  • Northern Ireland has ranked in the top 46 for smuggling of migrants > police recorded offences since 2005.