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132. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of offences committed by perpetrators of all ages while on bail in each of the past five years to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4651/19]

134. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of crimes committed and reported in each of the past five years to date with reference to both urban and rural areas; the degree to which the perpetrators were on bail at the time of the alleged offences; the extent to which convictions followed by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4653/19]

Answer

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 132 and 134 together.
As the Deputy will be aware, the Central Statistics Office (CSO), as the national statistical agency, is responsible for the compilation and publication of all crime statistics. The table shows the number of crime incidents which are recorded as having at least one offender on bail for the years 2013-2017. The Deputy will have received this information as part of the response to Parliamentary Question No. 68 for answer today.
I have asked officials in my Department to engage with the CSO in relation to the additional information sought by the Deputy and I will contact him directly when the information is to hand.
No. of Crime Incidents which are Recorded as having at least one Offender on Bail for the years 2013 - 2017

Incident Type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Homicide Offences 7 10 8 4 5
02 Sexual Offences 20 26 28 24 30
03 Attempts/Threats to Murder, assaults, harassments and related offences 504 669 745 746 912
04 Dangerous or Negligent Acts 216 300 326 431 502
05 Kidnapping and Related Offences 7 6 16 8 13
06 Robbery, Extortion and Hijacking Offences 285 399 371 322 351
07 Burglary and Related Offences 1241 1674 1532 1331 1342
08 Theft and Related Offences 4116 5136 5636 6007 6907
09 Fraud, Deception and Related Offences 168 224 281 243 248
10 Controlled Drug Offences 1163 1822 1883 1987 2035
11 Weapons and Explosives Offences 337 438 463 436 463
12 Damage to Property and to the Environment 641 878 901 866 841
13 Public Order and other Social Code Offences 2841 3713 4558 4258 5180
15 Offences against Government, Justice Procedures and Organisation of Crime 4777 6629 8073 8823 9519