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Domestic Abuse Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2006-07

DescriptionStatistics on domestic abuse, based on details of incidents of domestic abuse returned by the 8 Scottish police forces in 2006-07
ISBN0 7559 6839 8
Official Print Publication DateNovember 2007
Website Publication DateNovember 27, 2007


A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

ISBN 978 0 7559 6839 8 (Web only publication)
ISSN 0264 1178

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1. Introduction

2. Main points

3. Commentary
3.1. Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police
3.2. Incidents of domestic abuse per 100,000 population
3.3. Incidents of domestic abuse by gender of victim and perpetrator
3.4. Level of repeat victimisation
3.5. Incidents of domestic abuse by age of victim and perpetrator
3.6. Incidents of domestic abuse by relationship between victim and perpetrator
3.7. Location of incidents of domestic abuse
3.8. Crimes and offences of domestic abuse, action taken by police
3.9 Day of occurrence of domestic abuse incidents

4. Appendix of tables

5. Annex: notes on statistics used in this bulletin
5.1. Background
5.2. Accuracy of the statistics

Scottish Government Statistician Group