The North West region had the highest detection rate in the country last year for ‘dangerous or negligent acts’.
According to the latest Central Statistics Office (CSO) data released today, there were 192 incidents recorded per 100,000 people in the region.
The stats also reveal the North West recorded the second highest number of sexual offence detections in Ireland per 100,000 people at 72.
Meanwhile, there were 471 attempts and threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences recorded in the region, the highest figure outside of Dublin.
There were also 22 robbery, extortion and hijacking offences detected, 129 burglary crimes, 633 in relation to thefts and 198 in connection with fraud and deception.
A total of 201 controlled drug offences were detected per 100,000 people in the North West, 327 damage to property and the environment and 583 public order and other social code offences.
In terms of homicide, just one case was registered while there were three kidnappings and 135 offences against government, justice procedures and organisations of crime.