Statistics & Information


Statistical information is also available in our Annual Reports

In this section information is provided in three groups:

To allow for easier comparison, we have grouped our statistics by topic rather than by year. We have sought to provide the most frequently requested data on our website – if you cannot find what you need or require further information, please contact info@irishprisons.ie.

 

Committals by Year – 2001 to 2018

Year

Total

Change from previous year %

Persons

Change from previous year %

Male

Female

2019

8,939

10.8%

7,170

10.5%

6,276

894

2018

8,071

-13.1%

6,490

-13.3%

5,724

766

2017 9,287 -38.5% 7,484 -40.5% 6,403 1,081

2016

15,099

-12.2%

12,579

-11.3%

10,033

2,546

2015

17,206

6.5%

14,182

5.8%

11,264

2,918

2014

16,155

2.7%

13,408

2.7%

10,723

2,685

2013

15,735

-7.6%

13,055

-5.8%

10,729

2,326

2012

17,026

-1.7%

13,860

-0.7%

11,709

2,151

2011

17,318

0.8%

13,952

1.4%

12,050

1,902

2010

17,179

11.4%

13,758

11.5%

12,057

1,701

2009

15,425

13.8%

12,339

12.9%

10,880

1,459

2008

13,557

13.6%

10,928

12.5%

9,703

1,225

2007

11,934

-1.8%

9,711

0.1%

8,556

1,155

2006

12,157

14.1%

9,700

11.7%

8,740

960

2005

10,658

0.0%

8,686

-1.5%

7,780

906

2004

10,657

-9.5%

8,820

-10.1%

7,914

906

2003

11,775

-0.7%

9,814

1.0%

8,669

1,145

2002

11,860

-2.2%

9,716

1.9%

8,673

1,043

2001

12,127

9,539

8,616

923