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In 2016:

  • Advice or support relating to a possible forced marriage was given in 1,428 cases.
  • 80% of the cases involved female victims and 20% involved male victims.
  • 11% of cases handled by the Forced Marriage Unit had no overseas element, with the forced marriage activity entirely taking place in the UK.

 To view the full set of statistics from the Forced Marriage Unit for January to December 2015, please click here.

In 2015:

  • Advice or support was given to 1,220 instances related to possible forced marriage cases.
  • 80% of the victims of forced marriage were female and 20% were male.
  • 14% of the cases handled of the Forced Marriage Unit were domestic and had no overseas element.

 In 2014:

  • Advice or support was given to 1267 instances related to possible forced marriage cases.
  • 79% of the victims of forced marriage were female and 21% were male.
  • 23% of the cases handled of the Forced Marriage Unit were domestic and had no overseas element.

 To view the full set of statistics from the Forced Marriage Unit for January to December 2014, please click here.

 In 2013:

  • The Forced Marriage Unit gave advice or support related to a possible forced marriage in 1302 cases.
  • 82% of cases involved female victims and 18% involved male victims.

 To view the full set of statistics from the Forced Marriage Unit for January to December 2013, please click here.

 In 2012:

  • The Forced Marriage Unit gave advice or support related to a possible forced marriage in 1485 cases.
  • 82% involved female victims and 18% involved male victims.

 To view the full set of statistics from the Forced Marriage Unit for January to December 2012, please click here.

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