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Racist Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2003/04 to 2005/06

DescriptionThis bulletin reports details of all racist incidents reported to the police, all crimes or offences associated with each incident, and, where possible, details of the victims and perpetrators. It is also important to note that these statistics cover only incidents reported to the police, not all racist incidents.
ISBN978 0 7559 6557
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2007
Website Publication DateMarch 27, 2007

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Published March 2007

ISSN 0264 1178
ISBN 978 0 7559 6557 1

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Contents

1.Introduction

2.Commentary
2.1Annual comparisons
2.2Incidents recorded by the police, by police force area
2.3Information about the detail of the incidents
2.4Information about crimes recorded resulting from the incidents
2.5Information about victims of racist incidents
2.6Information about perpetrators of racist incidents

3.Notes on statistics used in this bulletin
3.1Background
3.2Returns
3.3Recording Issues
3.4Reporting Practices
3.5Crimes and offences cleared up
3.6Definitions
3.7Classification
3.8Census figures for Scottish Population 2001

4. Appendix of Tables
Table 1 Racist incidents recorded by police force area, 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 2 Racist incidents recorded by local authority area, 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 3 Number of incidents recorded by location of incident 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 4 Number of incidents recorded by quarter 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 5 Number of incidents recorded by day of week 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 6 Number of incidents recorded by category of person making initial report, 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 7 Crimes recorded by the police as part of racist incidents, and clear up rate, 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 8 Ethnic origin of victims of racist incidents 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 9 Main language of victims of racist incidents 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 10 Age and gender of victims of racist incidents 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 11 Number of previous incidents reported to police by victim 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 12 Ethnic origin of perpetrators of racist incidents 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 13 Main language of perpetrators of racist incidents 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 14 Age and gender of perpetrators of racist incidents 2003/04 to 2005/06
Table 15 Police action taken with regard to perpetrator 2003/04 to 2005/06

5.Classification of Crimes and Offences as used in this bulletin

SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE STATISTICAL SERVICES