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Domestic violence and gender violence - Year 2018
Indicator Note Violencia de género Violencia doméstica
Victims 1,2 31,286 7,388
Persons reported 1,3 31,250 5,093
Persons convicted 3,4 27,972 6,724
Persons Acquitted 3,4 5,025 1,475
  • Refers to cases initiated in the reference year
  • Gender violence only refers to women. Domestic violence can refer to both men and women
  • Gender violence only refers to men. Domestic violence can refer to both men and women
  • Refers to final judgements in the reference year, which may have been initiated that same year or in previous years

The Statistics on Domestic Violence and Gender Violence are obtained from the statistical use of the Central Register for the Protection of Victims of Domestic and Gender Violence. These statistics are prepared by the INE, by virtue of the partnership agreement signed with the Ministry of Justice, the institution responsible for said Register.

The information corresponding to gender violence and domestic violence is presented separately. The results refer to the cases (with interim measures ordered) recorded in the Register during the reference year. As of 2015 information is also published concerning final judgments handed down in the reference year, which correspond to cases that were recorded in the Registry of that year or of previous years.

The information is disseminated on a national level and by Autonomous Community. Results are provided regarding victims and persons reported, analysing their socio-demographic characteristics. Information is also provided regarding criminal offences allocated and interim measures ordered.

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Year 2018 Published: 28/05/2019
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