Information on crimes and offences committed has been provided by the Bureau of Public Safety, Ministry of Justice. These statistics highlight the changing patterns of criminal activity detected over the past five years. Source for the information below was provided by the Office of Environment and Response Coordination.

Crime Statistics by Category: 2007 to 2014

Type of Crimes 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 2,535 521 236 873 721 1,235 1,308 1,284
Felony Crimes 162 255 19 44 29 473 78 371
Adultery and Sexual Assaults 9 5 1 1 7
Child Abuse 3
Illegal Activities and Misconduct 1 12 15 91
Misconduct 153 249 18 44 29 460 63 270
Misdemeanor Crimes 2,373 266 217 829 692 762 1,479 913
Assault & Battery 83 149 85 308 347 20
Violation of Law & Order and Traffic Rules and Violation of Court Order 2,290 266 217 680 607 454 1,132 893

Source: Bureau of Public Safety,Ministry of Justice, Republic of Palau