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Date Last Updated: 07-06-2022

Survey Name:

Safety of the Person Survey

Survey purpose:

Individuals will be randomly selected in advance and will be invited to complete this this survey which contains questions about sexual harassment, stalking and other types of sexual abuse. The data collected will inform policy in several areas, including justice and equality, health and social service provision, education and children.

Legislative Basis National:

Legislative Basis European:

Not applicable


Ten Years

Statistical Population:

Individuals aged 18 and over

Sampling Frame:

Safety of the Person sampling frame

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not Applicable

Survey Size:


Principal Variables:

Sociodemographic variables, variables on harassment, stalking and other types of sexual abuse

Principal External Users:

Government departments, Semi-state agencies in the area of justice, other non-governmental organisations, support groups, research centres and universities, media and general public.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Social & Demographic Statistics

Contact Person:

Helen McGrath

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Keith McSweeney, Senior Statistician

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000