This bulletin presents key statistics on the activity of the PPS, including caseloads and prosecutorial decisions. It also includes data on the outcomes of prosecutions at court. The report provides information for the first half of the 2019/20 financial year (i.e. 1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019) and includes comparisons for the equivalent period in 2018/19. Where appropriate detailed notes have been provided, which give an explanation of the relevant PPS processes and procedures.