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Male Victims of Rape Reports, Arrests and Charges Since 2012

Question

Please can I request the following information:

1. Please could you provide the number of victims who are male who have suffered rape for each of the following years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (in financial or calendar years, however this information is held) .

2. Please could you provide the number of victims who are male who have suffered assault by penetration for each of the following years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (in financial or calendar years, however this information is held) .

3. Please could you provide the number of those arrested with rape where the victim was male for each of the following years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (in financial or calendar years, however this information is held). 

4. Please could you provide the number of those arrested for assault by penetration where the victim was male for each of the following years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (in financial or calendar years, however this information is held) .

5. Please could you provide the number of those charged with rape where the victim was male for each of the following years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (in financial or calendar years, however this information is held). 

6. Please could you provide the number of those charged with assault by penetration where the victim was male for each of the following years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (in financial or calendar years, however this information is held).”

Answer

Please find the information below.

Rape on Male

Victim count

Arrests

Charges

2012

37

17 

3

2013

66

18 

3

2014

65

27 

15

2015

61

25

1

2016

111

16

7

2017

49

6

0

 

 

 

 

Assault by Penetration on Male

Victim count

Arrests

Charges

2012

2

0

2013

12

      5

2014

10

1

2015

15

1

1

2016

8

1

0

2017

5

3

1

Please note that an individual can be charged with a number of offences under the same arrest event. Where the offender is arrested with multiple allegations against them, this may result in one arrest. If charged, this will be counted as one charge for multiple offences.

FOI reference: 579/17.

Date of request: 02.05.17.