Sexual Offences: Compensation

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 8th February 2019.

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Photo of Sarah Champion Sarah Champion Labour, Rotherham

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average payment made to adult victims of child sexual exploitation and abuse were by gender under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority in each of the last five years.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The data provided relates to applications for incidents of sexual assault or abuse made from 1 February 2015 until 30 January 2019. The data provided is from 1 February 2015 onwards, as from this date applicants for criminal injuries compensation were required to provide details of the category of crime which caused their injuries.

Year

Gender

Average Value of Award

2015 (from 1 February)

M

£11,926

2015 (from 1 February)

F

£11,070

2016

M

£10,720

2016

F

£11,512

2017

M

£12,789

2017

F

£12,345

2018

M

£11,073

2018

F

£12,710

2019 (to 30 January)

M

£13,130

2019 (to 30 January)

F

£12,758

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