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There are 40, 5 cases of domestic violence per day in Portugal

More than 11 thousand cases of domestic violence were registered by PSP in the first nine months of the year

The data released today point to a decrease of about 9% compared to the same period last year. From January 1 to September 30, 2020, the PSP recorded an average of 40.5 cases per day, totaling 11,100 crimes of domestic violence. “Such record shows, even so, a decrease of 8.58% in relation to the same period of 2019”, the Police of Public Security (PSP) advances in a statement.

Between the first half of March and the second half of April, “the biggest gap between the 2020 and 2019 registrations was observed, with a decrease in 2020”, says the PSP, stating that “the dates in question are antecedents and coinciding with the three periods of state of emergency in Portugal ”due to the covid-19 pandemic.

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