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Date Last Updated: 09-03-2017

Survey Name:

Prison Recidivism

Survey purpose:

To provide figures for the re-offending rates of those released from the custody of the Irish Prison Service.

Legislative Basis National:

Legislative Basis European:

Periodicity:

Annual

Statistical Population:

Not applicable

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:

State

Time Coverage:

2007-2010

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Provide figures for the re-offending rates of those released from the custody of the Irish Prison Service.

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Combination of Garda PULSE and Prison PRIS (Prison Computer System) data.

Principal External Users:

An Garda Síochána, Department of Justice Equality and Law Reform, Houses of the Oireachtas, Agencies (e.g. RCNI (Rape Crisis Network Ireland), COSC (The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence), General Public, Researchers.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Social & Demographic Statistics

Contact Person:

Sam Scriven

Contact Person Function:

Statistician

Other Business Area Specialists:

Olive Loughnane, Amelia Murray

Contact email:

crime@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000