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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Domestic abuse statistics (FOI)

Domestic abuse statistics (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 31 December 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Please provide domestic dispute statistics for the years 2000 to 1019


The definition of Domestic abuse can be found using the following link:

SOJP: What is domestic abuse

Figures depicting the number of incidents dealt with by the States of Jersey police are published in the police Annual reports and the Performance statistics. These are available via the below link:

SOJP: Force publications 

The below table is a concise view of the figures. Figures prior to 2008 are stored on a legacy system and cannot be easily extracted however; they are available via the above link.


​Domestic incidents

​Recorded, counted domestic crime

​2015​1,017 ​424
​2018​1,126466 ​


Exemptions applied

Art 23 Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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