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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1,2 by location, detail of buildings, Scotland, 1994-2003

Table 2
Fires

Year

Total buildings

Dwellings 3

Private garages, sheds etc.

Agricultural Premises

Construction industry premises

Other industrial premises

Retail Distribution 4

Hotels, boarding houses, hostels etc.

Restaurants, cafes, public houses etc.

Education

Hospitals

Recreational and other cultural services 5

Other 4,5

Unspecified

Schools

Further Education

1994

13,853

9,539

779

200

154

439

536

218

239

298

57

162

343

878

11

1995

13,455

9,152

758

194

120

433

573

277

277

n/a

n/a

166

288

835

74

1996

13,775

9,516

767

194

78

477

524

283

302

201

48

210

250

917

9

1997

13,288

9,325

677

156

74

430

473

204

285

175

36

239

256

941

16

1998

12,954

9,154

666

144

40

391

619

235

242

132

86

215

203

817

10

1999

13,478

9,415

615

142

79

420

569

267

289

174

43

320

238

906

0

2000

13,250

9,303

650

162

132

322

548

323

252

119

76

241

223

900

0

2001

12,812

8,836

779

124

60

387

518

272

307

149

50

278

293

736

23

2002 6

12,185

8,504

626

189

38

314

485

308

257

136

27

255

302

717

27

2003 7

11,702

8,043

671

136

50

308

567

223

313

159

59

181

301

646

47

1 Including late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
2 Figures are based on sample data weighted to brigade totals.
3 Includes caravans, houseboats and other non-building structures used solely as a permanent dwelling.
4 Includes repair of goods and vehicles, high street banks and building societies.
5 Includes places of worship.
6 Includes estimates for incidents occuring during ten days of national industrial action in November 2002.
7 Includes estimates for incidents not recorded during national industrial action in January and February 2003.
n/a Not available.