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Statistical Bulletin Crime and Justice Series: Domestic Abuse Recorded by the Police in Scotland 2008-09

DescriptionThis bulletin presents statistics on domestic abuse, based on details of incidents of domestic abuse returned by the eight Scottish police forces in 2008-09.
ISBN9780755975426
Official Print Publication DateNovember 2009
Website Publication DateNovember 24, 2009

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24 November 2009

A National Statistics Publication for ScotlandNational Statistics logo

ISBN 978 0 7559 7542 6 (Web only publication)
ISSN 0264 1178

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An Excel version of the tables is also available

Contents

1. Introduction

2. Main points

3. Commentary
Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police
Incidents of domestic abuse per 100,000 population
Incidents of domestic abuse by sex of victim and perpetrator
Level of repeat victimisation
Incidents of domestic abuse by age of victim and perpetrator
Incidents of domestic abuse by relationship between victim and perpetrator
Location of incidents of domestic abuse
Crimes and offences of domestic abuse, action taken by police
Day of occurrence of domestic abuse incidents

4. Appendix of tables

5. Annex: notes on statistics used in this bulletin

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

List of Charts
Chart 1 - Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police: Crimes & offences and behaviour not amounting to a crime or offence, Scotland, 2000-01 to 2008-09.
Chart 2 - Sex of victim and perpetrator where known, Scotland, 2001-01 to 2008-09.
Chart 3 - Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police: Location of incident by relationship, where known, Scotland, 2008-09.
Chart 4 - Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police: day of week incident occurred, Scotland, 2008-09.

Additional Datasets for domestic Abuse