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Date Last Updated: 17-05-2017

Survey Name:

Recorded Crime

Survey purpose:

To provide provisional figures for the number of crime incidents recorded by An Garda Síochána, based on the Irish Crime Classification System (ICCS) but excluding elements of Group 4 (Dangerous or Negligent Acts), and all of Groups 14 (Road and Traffic Offences (Not Elsewhere Classified or nec) and 16 (Offences Not Elsewhere Classified).

Legislative Basis National:

Legislative Basis European:



Statistical Population:

Not applicable

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Crime incidents recorded by An Garda Siochána.

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

The number of crime incidents recorded.

Principal External Users:

An Garda Síochána, Department of Justice and Equality, 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:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Olive Loughnane, Amelia Murray

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000