Thematic bulletins Sexual Offences

The PPS publishes annual statistics on Cases Involving Sexual Offences. The statistics include caseloads, prosecutorial decisions and the outcomes of prosecutions at court in relation to ‘Rape’, ‘Other Sexual Offences’ and ‘All Sexual Offences’. Each statistical release provides figures for the latest financial year and includes comparisons with the previous financial year. The latest statistics for the 2019/20 financial year (i.e. 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020) were published on 5th November 2020. Statistics for the financial year period 2020/21 will be published in October/November 2021.