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

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Table 4: False fire alarms 1990-00 to 2009-10 (p) - Scotland

Number

Percentage

Year

Malicious

Due to Apparatus

Good Intent

Total

Malicious

Due to Apparatus

Good Intent

1999-00

8,022

30,160

13,643

51,825

15.5

58.2

26.3

2000-01

7,965

30,132

14,043

52,140

15.3

57.8

26.9

2001-02

8,153

30,972

14,681

53,806

15.2

57.6

27.3

2002-03 (1)

7,407

29,807

14,889

52,103

14.2

57.2

28.6

2003-04

6,877

30,886

15,193

52,956

13.0

58.3

28.7

2004-05

6,050

33,471

14,321

53,842

11.2

62.2

26.6

2005-06

5,629

32,678

14,900

53,207

10.6

61.4

28.0

2006-07

5,255

33,858

15,168

54,281

9.7

62.4

27.9

2007-08

4,783

35,056

14,594

54,433

8.8

64.4

26.8

2008-09

3,895

37,063

12,277

53,235

7.3

69.6

23.1

2009-10 (p)

2,931

36,232

12,791

51,954

5.6

69.7

24.6

Notes

(p) - provisional

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