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Statistical Bulletin Crime and Justice Series: Fire Statistics Scotland, 2009-10, (2010-11 Provisional)

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Table 3: Casualties from accidental dwelling fires 2000-01 to 2010-11 p - Scotland (1)

Rate

Accidental Dwelling Fires (3)

Fatal Casualties

Non-Fatal Casualties (4)

Year

Accidental Dwelling Fires (3)

Number

(per 1,000 fires)

Number

(per 1,000 fires)

2000-01

7,166

59

8.2

1,613

225.1

2001-02

6,865

67

9.8

1,391

202.6

2002-03 (2)

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 r

5,366

47

8.8

882

164.3

2010-11 p

5,254

38

7.2

945

179.9

Notes

p - provisional

r - revised

(1) - with the exception of 2009-10 and 2010-11, figures for primary fires are based on sample data weighted to Fire and Rescue Service level

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

(3) - includes caravans and houseboats used solely as a permanent dwelling

(4) - there has been a change in the recording of non-fatal casualties and 2009-10

and beyond can no longer be compared to previous years - see section 3 for details