Written Answers. - Crime Levels.

Dan Neville

Question:

283 Mr. Neville asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of homicide victims by age for 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002. [2969/03]

The number of homicide – both murder and manslaughter – victims by age for the years 1999 to 2002 inclusive are as follows:

Age

1999

2000

2001

2002

0-10

0

8

6

0

11-20

8

8

9

8

21-30

9

13

16

22

31-40

12

13

7

15

41-50

8

5

9

12

51-60

6

3

5

2

61-70

0

0

2

0

70 & over

4

6

4

0

Total

47

56

58

59

The figures given for the year 2002 are provisional and subject to change.