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

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Table 16: Primary fires in dwellings and other buildings by spread of fire 1999-00 to 2008-09 - Scotland (1)(2)

Percentage

Primary Fires in Dwellings (4)

Number

Primary Fires in Dwellings

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

Confined to the item

Beyond item but confined to room

Elsewhere in building

Beyond building

Unspecified

Total - Dwelling fires

Confines to item

Beyond item but confined to room

Elsewhere in building

Beyond building

Unspecified

1999-00

5,237

3,169

569

67

273

9,316

56.2

34.0

6.1

0.7

2.9

2000-01

5,474

3,040

507

40

195

9,257

59.1

32.8

5.5

0.4

2.1

2001-02

4,982

3,159

475

30

250

8,895

56.0

35.5

5.3

0.3

2.8

2002-03 (3)

4,347

2,792

512

23

202

7,875

55.2

35.4

6.5

0.3

2.6

2003-04

4,608

2,759

517

31

217

8,131

56.7

33.9

6.4

0.4

2.7

2004-05

3,861

2,484

442

33

229

7,048

54.8

35.2

6.3

0.5

3.2

2005-06

3,843

2,476

477

28

237

7,061

54.4

35.1

6.8

0.4

3.4

2006-07

3,954

2,183

443

43

341

6,963

56.8

31.4

6.4

0.6

4.9

2007-08

3,765

2,148

379

19

355

6,666

56.5

32.2

5.7

0.3

5.3

2008-09

3,807

2,083

371

38

406

6,705

56.8

31.1

5.5

0.6

6.1

Percentage

Primary Fires in Other Buildings

Number

Primary Fires in Other Buildings

Year

Confined to the item

Beyond item but confined to room

Elsewhere in building

Beyond building

Unspecified

Total - Other Buildings fires

Confines to item

Beyond item but confined to room

Elsewhere in building

Beyond building

Unspecified

1999-00

1,848

1,666

361

137

110

4,122

44.8

40.4

8.8

3.3

2.7

2000-01

1,822

1,481

303

94

135

3,835

47.5

38.6

7.9

2.5

3.5

2001-02

1,761

1,657

260

114

101

3,893

45.2

42.6

6.7

2.9

2.6

2002-03 (3)

1,754

1,471

226

123

94

3,669

47.8

40.1

6.2

3.4

2.6

2003-04

1,503

1,378

283

159

121

3,445

43.6

40.0

8.2

4.6

3.5

2004-05

1,428

1,227

240

130

109

3,134

45.6

39.2

7.7

4.1

3.5

2005-06

1,393

1,341

280

123

121

3,258

42.8

41.2

8.6

3.8

3.7

2006-07

1,216

1,277

200

108

85

2,887

42.1

44.2

6.9

3.7

2.9

2007-08

1,363

1,042

233

104

180

2,922

46.6

35.7

8.0

3.6

6.2

2008-09

1,221

1,001

157

101

150

2,630

46.4

38.1

6.0

3.8

5.7

Notes

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

(2) - figures for primary 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) - includes caravans, houseboats and other non-building structures used solely as a permanent dwelling