May 2017

Did you know that results from the 2015/16 Northern Ireland Crime Survey show that older respondents were least likely to be victims of violent crime than other age groups?  Among respondents aged 60 years or over, the prevalence rate for violent crime was 0.4%, compared to 1.0% for those aged 30-59, and 3.7% for those aged 16-29. The prevalence rates for violent crime among these 3 age groups in Northern Ireland were lower than for England and Wales.

For more information, see Experience of Crime: Findings from the 2015/16 Northern Ireland Crime Survey, on the Department of Justice website.