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

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Table 6: Primary fires by location of buildings 1999-00 to 2008-09 - Scotland (1)(2)

Other Buildings

Number

Year..............

Dwellings (3)

Private garages, sheds, etc

Agricultural premises

Construction industry premises

Other industrial premises

Retail distribution

Hotels, boarding houses, hostels

Restaurants, cafes, public houses

Schools

Further Education

Hospitals

Recreational and other cultural services

Other

Unspecified

Total primary fires in buildings

1999-00

9,316

680

149

146

391

559

285

282

174

61

278

236

882

-

13,438

2000-01

9,257

586

156

71

389

496

332

271

103

76

226

259

866

5

13,092

2001-02

8,895

758

139

49

325

545

278

295

147

30

295

300

699

33

12,788

2002-03 (4)

7,875

650

180

53

316

492

241

272

138

45

217

313

726

26

11,544

2003-04

8,131

659

127

36

259

468

229

324

165

50

171

250

661

46

11,576

2004-05

7,048

472

92

34

239

477

221

237

196

61

159

255

657

32

10,182

2005-06

7,061

586

120

32

237

451

249

259

163

63

200

236

611

51

10,319

2006-07

6,963

559

101

14

227

405

152

236

181

42

147

201

586

36

9,850

2007-08

6,666

554

94

26

184

353

236

248

142

63

147

193

656

26

9,588

2008-09

6,705

443

87

26

182

301

167

205

172

59

168

142

644

36

9,335

Notes:

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

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

(3) - includes caravans, houseboats and other non-building structures used solely as a permanent dwelling

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