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Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2013-14

DescriptionRecorded Crime in Scotland for 2013-14
ISBN9781784129446
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 25, 2014

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An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

ISBN 978 1 78412 944 6 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 39608

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Contents

Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2013-14

1. Background

2. Main findings: Recorded crimes and offences in Scotland
Total recorded crime
Group 1 - Non sexual crimes of violence
Group 2 - Sexual crimes
Group 3 - Crimes of dishonesty
Group 4 - Fire-raising and vandalism etc.
Group 5 - Other crimes
Group 6 - Miscellaneous offences
Group 7 - Motor vehicle offences

3. Scottish Crime and Justice Survey
3.1 Overall number of crimes - Police Recorded Crime and the SCJS, 1992 to 2013-14
3.2 Police Recorded Crime and the SCJS Crime Groups
3.3 Comparing SCJS estimates and Recorded Crime

4. Annexes

Annex 1: Data sources and definitions
Annex 2: Quality of the statistics
Annex 3: Recorded Crime: Comparability of Police Scotland and Legacy Force Data
Annex 4: Auditing of data by HMICS
Annex 5: User review of the geographical breakdown at which Recorded Crime statistics are presented
Annex 6: Changes to the statistical bulletin for 2013-14
Annex 7: Comparisons with England and Wales and Northern Ireland
Annex 8: Users of the Statistics
Annex 9: Future considerations
Annex 10: Other notes

5. Classification of crimes and offences

An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

List of Tables

Table 1: The varying risk of property crime (SCJS 2012-13)
Table 2: The varying risk of violent crime (SCJS 2012-13)
Table 3: Comparable crime group estimates (2008-09 to 2012-13)
Table 4: Strengths and limitations of Police Recorded Crime and the SCJS
Table 5: Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Table 6: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Table 7: Crimes and offences cleared up by the police, as a percentage of those recorded, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Table 8: Crimes recorded in Scotland per 10,000 population, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Table 9: Crimes recorded by local authority area, 2013-14
Table 10: Percentage of crimes cleared up, by local authority area, 2013-14
Table 11: Number of crimes recorded by the police per 10,000 population by local authority area, 2013-14
Table 12: Number of crimes recorded by the police, index of rate per 10,000 population, by local authority area, 2012-13
Table A1: Crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police, Scotland, 2009-10 to 2013-14
Table A2: Sexual crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Table A3: Further breakdown of Sexual crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2009-10 to 2013-14
Table A4: Theft by housebreaking (including attempts and housebreaking 'with intent'), Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Table A5: Theft of, and from, motor vehicles recorded by the police, Scotland, 2004-05 to 201314
Table A6: Crimes of Handling an offensive weapon recorded by the police, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Table A7: Drug crimes recorded by the police, Scotland 2004-05 to 2013-14
Table A8: Breach of the peace etc. offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2009-10 to 2013-14
Table A9: Racially aggravated offences, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

List of Charts

Chart 1: Crimes recorded by the police, 1971 to 1994 then 1995-96 to 2013-14
Chart 2: Change in total recorded crime between 2004-05 and 2013-14, by crime group
Chart 3: Change in total recorded crime between 2012-13 and 2013-14, by local authority area
Chart 4: Change in total recorded crime between 2004-05 and 2013-14, by local authority area
Chart 5: Total number of recorded crimes per 10,000 population in 2013-14
Chart 6: Clear up rates for crimes recorded by the police by crime group, 1976 to 1994 then 1995-96 to 2013-14
Chart 7: Non-sexual crimes of violence recorded by the police, 1971 to 1994 then 199596 to 2013-14
Chart 8: Non-sexual crimes of violence in Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Chart 10: Sexual crimes in Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Chart 11: Crimes of dishonesty recorded by the police, 1971 to 1994 then 199596 to 2013-14
Chart 12: Crimes of dishonesty (showing four largest categories) in Scotland, 2004-05 to 201314
Chart 13: Number of domestic housebreaking crimes recorded by the police per 10,000 population in 2013-14
Chart 14: Crimes of Fire-raising, vandalism etc. recorded by the police, 1971 to 1994 then 199596 to 2013-14
Chart 15: Fire-raising in Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Chart 16: Vandalism etc. in Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Chart 17: Other crimes recorded by the police, 1971 to 1994 then 199596 to 2013-14
Chart 18: Other crimes in Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Chart 19: Miscellaneous offences in Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14
Chart 20: Overall number of crimes - Police Recorded Crime and the SCJS, 1992 to 2013-14