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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Fire Statistics Scotland, 2008-09 Final (2009-10 Provisional)

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Table 3: Casualties from accidental dwelling fires 1990-00 to 2009-10 (p) - Scotland (1)(2)

Rate

Accidental Dwelling Fires

Fatal Casualties

Non-Fatal Casualties (4)

Year

Accidental Dwelling Fires

Number

(per 1,000 fires)

Number

(per 1,000 fires)

1999-00

7,352

78

10.6

1,797

244.4

2000-01

7,166

59

8.2

1,613

225.1

2001-02

6,865

67

9.8

1,391

202.6

2002-03 (3)

6,114

61

10.0

1,369

223.9

2003-04

6,226

53

8.5

1,402

225.2

2004-05

5,642

70

12.4

1,277

226.3

2005-06

5,628

44

7.8

1,164

206.8

2006-07

5,594

32

5.7

1,155

206.5

2007-08

5,479

54

9.9

1,247

227.6

2008-09

5,397

49

9.1

1,188

220.1

2009-10 (p)

5,361

46

8.6

874

163.0

Notes

(p) - provisional

(1) - including late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents

(2) - figures for primary accidental dwelling fires are based on sample data weighted to Fire and Rescue Service level

(3) - does not include incidents that occurred during national industrial action in November 2002, January 2003 and February 2003

(4) - changes in recording of this information, see paragraph 5.3.3