Domestic Abuse in numbers

The statistic below is taken from online by ONS 2016.

An estimated 1.2 million women experience domestic abuse in the year ending March 2016.

Number of Domestic Abuse Victims, April 2013 to March 2016 Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW).

These statistic are produced using three years worth of data from the CSEW in order to provide robust estimates at individual police force area level. They show the average number of people aged 16 to 59 who, at time of interview, had been victims of domestic abuse in the last year.

In Lancashire

47,100 people aged 16-59 had, on average, been victims of domestic abuse in the last year during this period.

32,700 were women (69%)

14,400 were men (31%)

Conviction data from image-based sexual abuse (commonly referred to as ‘revenge pornography’) show that out of the 206 prosecutions for this offence recorded in the year ending March 2016, 184 (89%) were flagged as being domestic abuse-related.