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# crime stats

Last year
Number of murders 'nearly doubled' in Ireland year-on-year, new statistics show
All time
Victims and offenders in one in seven sexual violence cases aged under 18, says CSO
Number of fraud incidents recorded by gardaí rises by 40% in past year
Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic
Burglaries fall 20% due to Covid-19 pandemic but drugs and weapon offences increase
Burglaries fell by 52% in three month period of initial Covid lockdown
Less than half of people in Ireland have confidence in justice system, CSO figures show
Garda stats: Domestic violence, drug possession and fraud on the rise during lockdown
Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases
More people coming forward to gardaí as reporting of sex offences increases by over 54%
Garda stats show winter burglaries drop by 50% in four years
New figures show increases in crime across every category (except homicides)
Number of recorded rapes leaped nearly 30% last year amid spike in sexual offences
Homicides increase by nearly 20% after review finds gardaí inaccurately recorded all types of crime
The CSO will publish crime statistics for the first time in almost a year later today
Publication of crime stats delayed again as review into 89 missing homicides continues
Murders up 31% in Ireland with 38 in 2016
There has been an increase in sexual assaults and a decrease in burglaries
Murders are down, but sexual assaults and poisonings are on the rise
In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not
Murders up, but most other crimes down in the 12 months to March
Crimes 'slipping through the net' due to lack of garda resources
Criminals are engaging in less burglary but more kidnapping
New crime figures show fall in sexual offences and burglaries
New crime figures show burglaries on the rise
Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply