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Statistical Bulletin Crime and Justice Series: Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2008-09

DescriptionThis publication presents statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the eight Scottish police forces, disaggregated by crime/offence group, police force area and council area
ISBN9780755976478
Official Print Publication DateSeptember 2009
Website Publication DateSeptember 29, 2009

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National Statistics logoA National Statistics Publication for Scotland
ISSN 0264 1178
ISBN 978 0 7559 7647 8 (Web only publication)
This document is also available in pdf format (320k)

An Excel version of the tables is also available

Contents

1. Introduction
2. Main points
3. Commentary: Introduction
4. Commentary: Recorded crime in Scotland
5. Commentary: Recorded crimes and offences by police force
6. Scottish Crime and Victimisation Survey
7. Notes on statistics used in this bulletin
8. Classification of Crimes and Offences
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

List of Tables
Table 1 Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 1999-00 to 2008-09
Table 2 Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 1999-00 to 2008-09
Table 3 Crimes and offences cleared up by the police, as a percentage of those recorded, Scotland, 1999-00 to 2008-09
Table 4a Crimes and offences recorded by police force area, 2008-09
Table 4b Crimes and offences recorded by police force area per 10,000 population, 2008-09
Table 5 Crimes and offences recorded per 10,000 population, percentage change in total number recorded and percentage cleared up by police force area, 2008-09
Table 6 Number of crimes recorded by the police, and percentage cleared up, by council area, 2008-09
Table 7 Number of crimes recorded by the police per 10,000 population and crime index, by council area, 2008-09
Table 8 Number of crimes recorded by the police, rate per 10,000 population and index of rate for selected crimes, by council area, 2008-09
Table A1 Crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police, 2004-05 to 2008-09
Table A2 Crimes of indecency recorded by the police, 1999-00 to 2008-09
Table A3 Theft by housebreaking (including attempts and housebreaking 'with intent'), 1999-00 to 2008-09
Table A4 Theft of and from motor vehicles recorded by the police, 1999-00 to 2008-09
Table A5 Drugs crimes recorded by the police, 1999-00 to 2008-09
Table A6 Racially aggravated offences by police force area, 2004-05 to 2008-09

List of Charts
Chart 1 Crimes and offences recorded by the police, 1930 to 1994 then 1995-96 to 2008-09
Chart 2 Crimes recorded by the police by crime group, 1976 to 1994 then 1995-96 to 2008-09
Chart 3 Clear up rates for crimes recorded by the police by crime group, 1976 to 1994 then 1995-96 to 2008-09
Chart 4 Total number of crimes recorded per 10,000 population in 2008-09 by police force area
Chart 5 Number of domestic housebreaking crimes recorded by the police per 10,000 population in 2008-09

Additional Datasets for Recorded Crime in Scotland