Statistics and Research

Analytical Services Group (ASG) is the statistical and research team posted within the DoJ. Consisting of statisticians, on loan from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) it provides an independent service to meet the research and statistical needs of the department. Further information about ASG is available at ASG/about-us.


ASG publication dates for the next 12 months are available at  ASGs publication schedule . 

A summary of our key statistics are available at ASG summary

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NI Courts and Tribunals Service Statistics

County Court, Magistrates’ Court, High Court, Crown Court, Children Order, Judicial Statistics and Mortgages: Actions for Possession publications.

Prosecution and Conviction Statistics

Statistical publications on Court Prosecution, Convictions and Out of Court Disposals, First Time Entrants to the Criminal Justice System and Case Processing Time for Criminal Cases Dealt with at Courts in Northern Ireland. 

NI Prison Service Statistics

Statistics on the populations of prisons in Northern Ireland including future developments and quality assurance arrangements for source administrative data.

Reoffending Statistics

Statistics and research bulletins and methodology on reoffending in Northern Ireland.


Victim and Witness Research

The Department of Justice routinely undertakes both quantitative (survey) and qualitative (interview) research with victims and witnesses of crime.

Northern Ireland Safe Community Survey

Publications and user information from the Northern Ireland Safe Community Survey (previously known as the Northern Ireland Crime Survey).


Youth Justice Statistics

Youth Justice Agency’s Annual Workload and Youth Engagement statistics.

Evaluation Reports

Publications from ad hoc evaluations.

Official Statistics

Here you will find our policies and statements, user surveys, background quality reports and QAAD.

Related to Statistics and Research

Access to information

How to request information from the Department of Justice including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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