Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 17:30
Sat-Sun Closed
+356 21244895
Phone
55/1 Giuseppe Calì Street XBX1425 Ta' Xbiex Malta

STATISTICS MALTA

Domestic Violence: 2021

Pin It

NSO INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION JANUARY 2023In 2021, 3,295 persons experiencing domestic violence made use of services available within this area. Of these, 78.9 per cent were females.

 

When compared to 2019, the number of persons using services for support on domestic violence increased by 28.5 per cent, from 2,565 to 3,295 (Table 1, Chart 1).

 

Number of persons using domestic violence services by gender

Table 2 presents data on cases registered across the different service providers, cases counted within and across services may involve the same person more than once. In 2021, as in previous years, the main services used by persons experiencing domestic violence were the Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) within Aġenzija Appoġġ (2,461 registered cases) and the Police Department (1,918 individual reports).

 

Distribution of individual cases registered with the Police Department and service providers by service and age group of persons experiencing domestic violence

Table 3 breaks down cases registered with domestic violence service providers by age group of the registered service user. In 2021, more than half of the total cases registered across all services involved persons aged between 30 and 49 years old (Chart 2). The majority, 85.3 per cent, were cases involving Maltese nationals (Table 4).

 

Distribution of individual cases registered with the Police Department and service providers by service and broad citizenship of service user

This news release also covers services targeting perpetrators of domestic violence. Data for 2021 includes the ‘Stop!’ programme by Aġenzija Appoġġ and services provided by the Department of Probation and Parole. When looking at the unique number of persons using services targeting perpetrators, 2021 saw a total of 171 individuals using one or more service – 162 were males and 9 were females (Table 6, Chart 4).

 

 

logo.png

ARTICLE WRITTEN BY NSO

FOLLOW THE UPDATES ON NSO

Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
© Copyright 2024 MALTESE ITALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. All Rights Reserved.