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 2020/21 financial year (i.e. 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021) were published on 11th November 2021. Statistics for the financial year period 2021/22 will be published in November 2022.