Month: November 2014

Ten year conviction rates show female domestic violence perpetrators less likely to be prosecuted

Through a series of Freedom of Information Requests and historical Parliamentary data, the ManKind Initiative can reveal (Convictions 200405 to 201314)   that conviction rates are far lower for alleged female perpetrators than for male perpetrators.

CPS (E+W): PROSECUTIONS FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BY GENDER
Female
Convictions Unsuccessful TOTAL
2004-2005 806 51.20% 769 48.80% 1,575
2005-2006 1,474 56.60% 1,132 43.40% 2,606
2006-2007 1,850 62.30% 1,120 37.70% 2,970
2007-2008 2,540 67.40% 1,230 32.60% 3,770
2008-2009 2,968 69.6% 1,298 30.4% 4,266
2009-2010 3,494 68.8% 1,588 31.2% 5,082
2010-2011 3,968 67.9% 1,876 32.1% 5,844
2011-2012 3,769 70.0% 1,617 30.0% 5,386
2012-2013 3,231 69.6% 1,414 30.4% 4,645
2013-2014 3,735 69.9% 1,610 30.1% 5,345
Male
Convictions Unsuccessful TOTAL
2004 -2005 18,659 55.30% 15,094 44.70% 33,753
2005-2006 28,736 55.90% 19,209 40.10% 47,945
2006-2007 35,647 65.30% 18,913 34.70% 54560
2007-2008 41,430 69% 18,607 31% 60,037
2008-2009 45,484 72.4% 17,321 27.6% 62,805
2009-2010 49,843 72.2% 19,176 27.8% 69,019
2010-2011 55,122 72.2% 21,201 27.8% 76,323
2011-2012 54,366 73.6% 19,510 26.4% 73,876
2012-2013 49,289 74.7% 16,725 25.3% 66,014
2013-2014 54,512 75.0% 18,172 25.0% 72,684
Sources:
2004-2008 http://bit.ly/1zE1IdH
2008-2014 FOI requests to CPS